International Economics / Edition 8

International Economics / Edition 8

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by Dennis Appleyard, Alfred Field, Cobb
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078021677

ISBN-13: 9780078021671

Pub. Date: 01/28/2013

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Appleyard and Field's International Economics offers a consistent level of analysis and treatment of the two main subdivisions of international economics—international trade theory and policy and international monetary theory and policy. Comprehensive and clear, International Economics helps students move beyond recognition toward an understanding of

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Appleyard and Field's International Economics offers a consistent level of analysis and treatment of the two main subdivisions of international economics—international trade theory and policy and international monetary theory and policy. Comprehensive and clear, International Economics helps students move beyond recognition toward an understanding of current and future international events. New improvements covering the emerging issues in the global economy are designed to help readers both understand and appreciate the growing importance of the global economy in their lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078021671
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
848
Sales rank:
934,081
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
1.The World of International Economics
PART I
2.Early Trade Theories: Mercantilism and the Transition to the Classical World of David Ricardo
3.The Classical World of David Ricardo and Comparative Advantage
4.Extensions and Tests of the Classical Model of Trade
PART II
5.Introduction to Neoclassical Trade Theory: Tools to Be Employed
6.Gains from Trade in Neoclassical Theory
7.Offer Curves and the Terms of Trade
8.The Basis for Trade: Factor Endowments and the Heckscher-Ohlin Model
9.Empirical Tests of the Factor Endowments Approach
PART III
10.Post Heckscher-Ohlin Theories of Trade and Intra-Industry Trade
11.Economic Growth and International Trade
12.International Factor Movements
PART IV
13.The Instruments of Trade Policy
14.The Impact of Trade Policies
15.Arguments for Interventionist Trade Policies
16.Political Economy and U.S. Trade Policy
17.Economic Integration
18.International Trade and the Developing Countries
PART V
19.The Balance-of-Payments Accounts
20.The Foreign Exchange Market
21.International Financial Markets and Instruments: An Introduction
22.The Monetary and Portfolio Balance Approaches to External Balance
23.Price Adjustments and Balance-of-Payments Disequilibrium
24.National Income and the Current Account
PART VI
25.Economic Policy in the Open Economy Under Fixed Exchange Rates
26.Economic Policy in the Open Economy Under Flexible Exchange Rates
27.Prices and Output in the Open Economy: Aggregate Supply and Demand
PART VII
28.Fixed or Flexible Exchange Rates?
29.The International Monetary System: Past, Present, and Future

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