Trade Policy and Economic Welfare / Edition 2

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Overview

The second edition of this classic text on international economics has been substantially revised and updated to take account of the considerable activity in this field over the last two decades. Three new chapters discuss trade policy and the environment, stategic trade policy, and trade policy and the exchange rate. Corden also analyzes in detail the many arguments for protection.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198292234
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 4/17/1997
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 6.37 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 The Theory of Domestic Divergences 7
3 The Four Assumptions of the Theory of Domestic Divergences 33
4 Trade Taxes as Sources of Government Revenue 45
5 Protection and Income Distribution 61
6 The Terms of Trade Argument for Taxes on Trade 81
7 Monopoly, Market Structure and Economies of Scale 105
8 The Infant Industry Argument 139
9 Protection and Capital Accumulation 162
10 Some Dynamic Aspects of Trade Policy 181
11 Protection and Foreign Investment 193
12 Optimal Tariff Dismantling 215
13 The Environment and Trade Policy 222
14 Strategic Trade Policy 244
15 The Exchange Rate, Trade Policy, and the Current Account 262
16 Conclusion 278
Bibliography 285
Index of Names 297
Index of Subjects 299
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