ISBN-10:
0691058962
ISBN-13:
9780691058962
Pub. Date:
01/11/1998
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade

Against the Tide: An Intellectual History of Free Trade

by Douglas A. Irwin

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ISBN-13: 9780691058962
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 01/11/1998
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Douglas A. Irwin is Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. He is the editor of Jacob Viner: Essays on the Intellectual History of Economics (Princeton).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Ch. 1 Early Foreign Trade Doctrines

Ch. 2 The English Mercantilist Literature

Ch. 3 The Emergence of Free Trade Thought

Ch. 4 Physiocracy and Moral Philosophy

Ch. 5 Adam Smith's Case for Free Trade

Ch. 6 Free Trade in Classical Economics

Ch. 7 Torrens and the Terms of Trade Argument

Ch. 8 Mill and the Infant Industry Argument

Ch. 9 Graham and the Increasing Returns Argument

Ch. 10 Manoilescu and the Wage Differential Argument

Ch. 11 The Australian Case for Protection

Ch. 12 The Welfare Economics of Free Trade

Ch. 13 Keynes and the Macroeconomics of Protection

Ch. 14 Strategic Trade Policy

Conclusion: The Past and Future of Free Trade

References

Index

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This is a useful and valuable book that brings together a wide range of historical arguments for and against free trade. It may keep many an analyst of trade policy from the need to reinvent the wheel.

Muller

This is a useful and valuable book that brings together a wide range of historical arguments for and against free trade. It may keep many an analyst of trade policy from the need to reinvent the wheel.
Jerry Z. Muller, Catholic University of America

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