International Economics / Edition 5

International Economics / Edition 5

by James Gerber
     
 

Born of the author's frustration at the lack of accessible international economics books, International Economics speaks to the demands of a non-technical, international economic market. With a resounding cheer from reviewers who share the same challenges, Gerber has written International Economics, a mainstream, descriptive survey of international economics which is… See more details below

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Born of the author's frustration at the lack of accessible international economics books, International Economics speaks to the demands of a non-technical, international economic market. With a resounding cheer from reviewers who share the same challenges, Gerber has written International Economics, a mainstream, descriptive survey of international economics which is geared toward readers interested in history, political science, and public administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135100158
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/15/2010
Series:
Pearson Custom Business Resources Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The United States in a global economy2
Ch. 2International economic institutions since World War II17
Ch. 3Comparative advantage and the gains from trade38
Ch. 4Comparative advantage and factor endowments58
Ch. 5Beyond comparative advantage84
Ch. 6The theory of tariffs and quotas110
Ch. 7Commercial policy132
Ch. 8International trade and labor and environmental standards150
Ch. 9Trade and the balance of payments174
Ch. 10Exchange rates and exchange rate systems203
Ch. 11An introduction to open economy macroeconomics242
Ch. 12International financial crises268
Ch. 13Economic integration in North America296
Ch. 14The European Union : many markets into one326
Ch. 15Trade and policy reform in Latin America356
Ch. 16Export-oriented growth in East Asia385
Ch. 17Economic integration in the transition economies413

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