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Overview

International Economics is an accessible, comprehensive and relevant guide for studying international economics. Using real data and issues that motivate theoretical discussions, this text captures readers’ attention and equips them with a practical understanding of major policy questions.
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A new edition of a standard textbook intended for students at the undergraduate or higher level with minimal prior coursework in economics. Solidly covers current developments in international economics and minimizes mathematics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321783868
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/2/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 408
  • Sales rank: 556,069
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Husted

Professor of Economics, University of Pittsburgh. Ph.D., Michigan State University. Past experience includes Senior Staff Economist: Council of Economic Advisers; Visiting Scholar: International Monetary Fund; and Visiting Professor: Department of Economics and Research School of the Social Sciences, Australian National University; and Departments of Economics, the University of Glasgow and the University of Strathclyde. Professor Husted’s research interests are in international trade policy and international finance, and he has published scholarly articles in Journal of Political Economy, Review of Economics and Statistics, and other major journals.

Michael Melvin

Head of Currency Research, Barclays Global Investers and Co-editor, Journal of International Money and Finance. Former Professor of Economics and Dean’s Council Distinguished Scholar, Arizona State University. Ph.D., UCLA. Past experience includes Visiting Scholar: Federal Reserve Board and International Monetary Fund; and Visiting Professor: Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University; Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA; Department of Economics, U.C. San Diego, and Pacific Asian Management Institute, University of Hawaii. Professor Melvin’s research interests are in international finance, and he has published scholarly articles in American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, and other major journals.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Introduction to International Trade

Chapter 2: Tools of Analysis for International Trade Models

Chapter 3: The Classical Model of International Trade

Chapter 4: The Heckscher-Ohlin Model

Chapter 5: Tests of Trade Models: the Leontief Paradox and Its Aftermath

Chapter 6: Tariffs

Chapter 7: Nontariff Barriers and Arguments for Protection

Chapter 8: Commercial Policy: History and Practice

Chapter 9: Preferential Trade Agreements

Chapter 10: International Trade and Economic Growth

Chapter 11: The Balance of Payments

Chapter 12: The Foreign Exchange Market

Chapter 13: International Monetary Systems

Chapter 14: Exchange Rates in the Short Run

Chapter 15: Exchange Rates in the Long Run

Chapter 16: Theories of the Current Account Balance

Chapter 17: Open Economy Macroeconomics

Chapter 18: International Banking, Debt and Risk

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