Windows on the World Economy with Economic Applications / Edition 1

Windows on the World Economy with Economic Applications / Edition 1

by Kenneth A Reinert
     
 

ISBN-10: 0030313996

ISBN-13: 9780030313998

Pub. Date: 01/12/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This book will introduce students to the basic concepts of international trade, international production, international finance, and international development that are essential for operating in the modern, global economy. Not only has Reinert chosen the book's topics based on his experience as an economics professor, but also as a professional international

Overview

This book will introduce students to the basic concepts of international trade, international production, international finance, and international development that are essential for operating in the modern, global economy. Not only has Reinert chosen the book's topics based on his experience as an economics professor, but also as a professional international economist working outside of academia and as a consultant to international economic organizations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780030313998
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/12/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.58(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

1. Windows on the World Economy. PART 1. INTERNATIONAL TRADE. 2. Absolute Advantage. 3. Comparative Advantage. 4. Intra-Industry Trade. 5. The Politics of Trade. 6. Trade Policy Analysis. 7. The World Trade Organization. 8. Regional Trade Agreements. PART 2. INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION. 9. Foreign Market Entry and International Production. 10. Foreign Direct Investment and Intra-Firm Trade. 11. International Competition and Management. PART 3. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE. 12. Accounting Frameworks. 13. Exchange Rates and Purchasing Power Parity. 14. Flexible Exchange Rates. 15. Fixed Exchange Rates. 16. The International Monetary Fund. 17. Crises and Responses. 18. Monetary Unions. PART 4. INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. 19. Development Concepts (with Sisay Asefa). 20. Growth, Trade, and Development. 21. Hosting Multinational Enterprises. 22. The World Bank. 23. Structural Adjustment.

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