International Economics / Edition 14

International Economics / Edition 14

by Thomas Pugel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073375756

ISBN-13: 9780073375755

Pub. Date: 11/13/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This classic text has remained a market leader for over 30 years because it covers all the conventional areas of international economics in an easy-to-understand manner. The 11th edition has been thoroughly revised and it continues to be accessible,flexible,and interesting to economics and business majors alike. Like earlier editions,it also places international

Overview

This classic text has remained a market leader for over 30 years because it covers all the conventional areas of international economics in an easy-to-understand manner. The 11th edition has been thoroughly revised and it continues to be accessible,flexible,and interesting to economics and business majors alike. Like earlier editions,it also places international economics events within an historical framework. The overall treatment continues to be intuitive rather than mathematical and is strongly oriented towards policy. Peter Lindert was recently awarded the University of California-Davis' Prize for Undergraduate Teaching and Scholarly Achievement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073375755
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/13/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: International Economics Is Different

Part I: The Theory of International Trade


Chapter 2: The Basic Theory Using Demand and Supply


Chapter 3: Why Everybody Trades: Comparative Advantage


Chapter 4: Trade: Factor Availability and Factor Proportions Are Key


Chapter 5: Who Gains and Who Loses from Trade?


Chapter 6: Scale Economies, Imperfect Competition, and Trade


Chapter 7: Growth and Trade

Part II: Trade Policy


Chapter 8: Analysis of a Tariff


Chapter 9: Nontariff Barriers to Imports


Chapter 10: Arguments For and Against Protection


Chapter 11: Pushing Exports


Chapter 12: Trade Blocs and Trade Blocks


Chapter 13: . Trade and the Environment


Chapter 14: Trade Policies for Developing Countries


Chapter 15: Multinationals and Migration: International Factor Movements

Part III: Understanding Foreign Exchange


Chapter 16: Payments Among Nations


Chapter 17: The Foreign Exchange Market


Chapter 18: Forward Exchange and International Financial Investment


Chapter 19: What Determines Exchange Rates?


Chapter 20: Government Policies Toward the Foreign Exchange Market


Chapter 21: International Lending and Financial Crises

Part IV: Macro Policies for Open Economies


Chapter 22: How Does the Open Macroeconomy Work?


Chapter 23: Internal and External Balance with Fixed Exchange Rates


Chapter 24: Floating Exchange Rates and Internal Balance


Chapter 25: National and Global Choices: Floating Rates and the Alternatives

Appendix A: The Web and the Library: International Numbers and Other Information


Appendix B: Deriving Production-Possibilities Curves


Appendix C: Offer Curves


Appendix D: The Nationally Optimal Tariff


Appendix E: Accounting for International Payments


Appendix F: Many Parities at Once


Appendix G: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply in the Open Economy


Appendix E: Devaluation and the Current Account Balance

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