International Economics / Edition 5

International Economics / Edition 5

by Steven Husted, Michael Melvin, Michael Melvin
     
 

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.See more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321077462
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/02/2000
Series:
Addison-Wesley Series in Economics
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
569
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1An Introduction to International Trade1
2Tools of Analysis for International Trade Models27
3The Classical Model of International Trade59
4The Heckscher-Ohlin Theory91
5Tests of Trade Models: The Leontief Paradox and Its Aftermath125
6Tariffs151
7Nontariff Barriers and Arguments for Protection189
8Commercial Policy: History and Practice225
9Preferential Trading Arrangements257
10International Trade and Economic Growth281
11An Introduction to International Finance313
12The Balance of Payments325
13The Foreign-Exchange Market345
14Prices and Exchange Rates: Purchasing Power Parity375
15Exchange Rates, Interest Rates, and Interest Parity393
16Foreign-Exchange Risk, Forecasting, and International Investment409
17Basic Theories of the Balance of Payments433
18Exchange Rate Theories463
19Alternative International Monetary Standards483
20International Banking, Debt, and Risk513
21Open-Economy Macroeconomic Policy and Adjustment537
Glossary558
Index563

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