ERIC Number: ED443738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
The Story of Foreign Trade and Exchange.
This comic-style booklet is one of a series of educational booklets published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The booklet uses everyday language and lively illustrations to explain the benefits of international trade; the effects of tariffs and quotas; the significance of foreign exchange rates; how the foreign exchange market facilities trade; and why central banks sometimes intervene in the foreign exchange market. It provides, in narrative format, a historical context for the beginnings of world trade and defines or explains relevant terms used in international trade. (BT)
Descriptors: Banking, Curriculum Enrichment, Economics, Foreign Countries, International Trade, Quotas, Secondary Education, Social Studies
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, NY.