International Economics / Edition 7

International Economics / Edition 7

by Robert J. Carbaugh, Jim Hanson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0324001096

ISBN-13: 9780324001099

Pub. Date: 03/28/1999

Publisher: South-Western

The hallmark approach of this very successful market-leading text is its clear and concise treatment of international trade and finance theory illustrated with a wealth of the most up-to-date contemporary issues and cases. Carbaugh demonstrates the relevance of theory through real-world economic issues. Theoretical discussions are presented in both verbal and

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The hallmark approach of this very successful market-leading text is its clear and concise treatment of international trade and finance theory illustrated with a wealth of the most up-to-date contemporary issues and cases. Carbaugh demonstrates the relevance of theory through real-world economic issues. Theoretical discussions are presented in both verbal and graphical terms, making the book highly accessible to students with little economics background. Its concise and flexible format makes it an ideal fit for most one-term courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324001099
Publisher:
South-Western
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition

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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