International Economics / Edition 5

International Economics / Edition 5

by Robert J. Carbaugh
     
 

Carbaugh (economics, Central Washington University) adds updated applications and material on the latest theoretical and policy developments to this 10th edition of a text for a one-quarter or a one-semester course for students with knowledge of principles of economics. This edition highlights five themes that are widely discussed in the news media: globalization of… See more details below

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Carbaugh (economics, Central Washington University) adds updated applications and material on the latest theoretical and policy developments to this 10th edition of a text for a one-quarter or a one-semester course for students with knowledge of principles of economics. This edition highlights five themes that are widely discussed in the news media: globalization of economic activity, free trade, trade conflicts between developing and industrial nations, trade liberalization, and the dollar as a key currency. Chapter summaries, key concepts, study questions, and Web links are included. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538844277
Publisher:
Cengage South-Western
Publication date:
08/01/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Chapter 1The International Economy and Globalization2
Part 1International Trade Relations27
Chapter 2Foundations of Modern Trade Theory: Comparative Advantage28
Chapter 3Sources of Comparative Advantage63
Chapter 4Tariffs101
Chapter 5Nontariff Trade Barriers140
Chapter 6Trade Regulations and Industrial Policies174
Chapter 7Trade Policies for the Developing Nations218
Chapter 8Regional Trading Arrangements253
Chapter 9International Factor Movements and Multinational Enterprises289
Part 2International Monetary Relations319
Chapter 10The Balance of Payments320
Chapter 11Foreign Exchange340
Chapter 12Exchange-Rate Determination372
Chapter 13Balance-of-Payments Adjustments400
Chapter 14Exchange-Rate Adjustments and the Balance of Payments416
Chapter 15Exchange-Rate Systems and Currency Crises442
Chapter 16Macroeconomic Policy in an Open Economy474
Chapter 17International Banking: Reserves, Debt, and Risk490

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