Schaum's Outline of International Economics / Edition 4

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Overview

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070549500
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/1/1995
  • Series: Schaum's Outline Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,372,892
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Dominic Salvatore, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor of Economics and Department Chairman at Fordham University in New York. He is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences and Chairman of the Economics Section. Professor Salvatore is consultant to the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Economic Policy Institute, and several banks and international corporations. He received many awards including the City University of New York's "Achievement Award." Professor Salvatore has published 34 books, among which International Economics, 6/e (Prentice Hall, 1998) is the leading international text in the United States. Professor Salvatore has published over 100 articles in leading economics journals and has given more than 150 lectures around the world and was Visiting Professor at the Universities of Vienna, Rome, and Trieste and at the Central Bank of China. He is a regular contributor to several leading financial newspapers.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Pt. 1 International Trade Theory 19
Ch. 2 The Law of Comparative Advantage 21
Ch. 3 The Standard Theory of International Trade 50
Ch. 4 Demand and Supply, Offer Curves, and the Terms of Trade 80
Ch. 5 Factor Endowments and the Heckscher-Ohlin Theory 106
Ch. 6 Economies of Scale, Imperfect Competition, and International Trade 151
Ch. 7 Economic Growth and International Trade 178
Pt. 2 International Trade Policy 211
Ch. 8 Trade Restrictions: Tariffs 213
Ch. 9 Nontariff Trade Barriers and the New Protectionism 251
Ch. 10 Economic Integration: Customs Unions and Free Trade Areas 291
Ch. 11 International Trade and Economic Development 317
Ch. 12 International Resource Movements and Multinational Corporations 351
Pt. 3 Foreign Exchange Markets, Exchange Rates, and the Balance of Payments 379
Ch. 13 Foreign Exchange Markets and Exchange Rates 381
Ch. 14 Balance of Payments 425
Pt. 4 Open Economy Macroeconomics: Adjustment in the Balance of Payments and Domestic Stability 453
Ch. 15 Price Adjustment Mechanisms Under a Flexible and a Fixed Exchange Rate System 455
Ch. 16 Income Adjustment Mechanism and Synthesis of Automatic Adjustments 494
Ch. 17 Open Economy Macroeconomics: Adjustment Policies 528
Ch. 18 The Monetary and Portfolio Balance Approaches 569
Ch. 19 Flexible versus Fixed Exchange Rates, the European Monetary System, and Macroeconomic Policy Coordination 604
Ch. 20 The International Monetary System: Past and Present 637
Answer to Selected Problems 679
Glossary of Key Terms 691
Name Index I-1
Subject Index I-5
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