Exchange rates and the Government

Discussion Questions

Write a 75-100 word response to each of the bulleted questions below. Each question must have its own response and meet the minimum word count.


  1. Explain how exchange rates are determined and how government can influence them.
  2. Differentiate various exchange rate regimes and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each.
  3. Discuss the problem of determining the appropriate exchange rate.
  4. Summarize the balance of payments accounts and explain the relationship between the current account and the financial and capital account.
  5. Describe the paths through which monetary and fiscal policy affect the trade balance.
  6. Explain how restoring U.S. competitiveness will likely affect U.S. policy in the future.
  7. Discuss why there is significant debate about what U.S. international goals should be.
  8. Summarize the reasons why governments try to coordinate their monetary and fiscal policies.


  1. What were at least two of the more challenging concepts and ideas covered in principles of macroeconomics? What more would you like to know?
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