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Findlay, Ronald

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Works: 122 works in 364 publications in 5 languages and 7,448 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, Honoree
Classifications: HF1379, 382.09
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Most widely held works about Ronald Findlay
 
Most widely held works by Ronald Findlay
Power and plenty : trade, war, and the world economy in the second millennium by Ronald Findlay( Book )

24 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"International trade has shaped the modern world, yet until now no single book has been available for both economists and general readers that traces the history of the international economy from its earliest beginnings to the present day. Power and Plenty fills this gap, providing the first full account of world trade and development over the course of the last millennium." "Ronald Findlay and Kevin O'Rourke examine the successive waves of globalization and "deglobalization" that have occurred during the past thousand years, looking closely at the technological and political causes behind these long-term trends. They show how the expansion and contraction of the world economy has been directly tied to the two-way interplay of trade and geopolitics, and how war and peace have been critical determinants of international trade over the very long run. The story they tell is sweeping in scope, one that links the emergence of the Western economies with economic and political developments throughout Eurasia centuries ago. Drawing extensively upon empirical evidence and informing their systematic analysis with insights from contemporary economic theory, Findlay and O'Rourke demonstrate the close interrelationships of trade and warfare, the mutual interdependence of the world's different regions, and the crucial role these factors have played in explaining modern economic growth." "Power and Plenty is a must-read for anyone seeking to understand the origins of today's international economy, the forces that continue to shape it, and the economic and political challenges confronting policymakers in the twenty-first century."--Jacket
International trade and development theory by Ronald Findlay( Book )

14 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five small open economies by Ronald Findlay( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trade and specialization by Ronald Findlay( Book )

24 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and Spanish and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "triangular trade" and the Atlantic economy of the eighteenth century : a simple general-equilibrium model by Ronald Findlay( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Factor proportions, trade, and growth by Ronald Findlay( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The standard version of the Heckscher-Ohlin model of international trade treats the factors of production - land, labor, and capital - as essentially analytically similar and symmetrical. In these six essays Ronald Findlay explores modifications to the factor proportions model, looking in particular at what happens when human capital and land use are allowed to vary endogenously
Eli Heckscher, international trade, and economic history by Håkan Lindgren( Book )

14 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The contributors first discuss Heckscher's efforts to forge the discipline of economic history by combining both the historian's careful evaluation of sources and the economist's rigorous models. The Heckscher-Ohlin theory of factor proportions is described and tested empirically. Contributors then apply the theory to historical material, including Mediterranean trade in Biblical times, the economic effects of two periods of plague eight centuries apart, and tariff policy in 35 countries from 1870 to 1938. Heckscher's masterly work on mercantilism, the Continental Blockade, and Swedish economic history is also described and appraised in light of recent historical research."--Jacket
Bertil Ohlin : a centennial celebration, 1899-1999 by Ronald Findlay( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Trade, development, and political economy : selected essays of Ronald Findlay by Ronald Findlay( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commodity market integration, 1500-2000 by Ronald Findlay( Book )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abstract: This paper provides a summary of what is known about trends in international commodity market integration during the second half of the second millennium. The range of goods which have been traded between continents since the Voyages of Discovery has steadily increased over time, and there has been substantial commodity market integration over the period, driven by technology in the 19th century and politics in the late 20th century. However, this trend towards greater market integration was not monotonic; it was periodically interrupted by shocks such as wars and world depressions, or by endogenous political responses to the distributional effects of globalization itself. In some periods politics has reinforced the effects of technology, while in other periods it has offset them. In several cases, severe shocks have had long-run effects on the international integration of commodity markets, as a result of politically induced hysteresis. Finally, we know remarkably little about international commodity market integration during the 20th century
Resource-led growth - a long-term perspective : the relevance of the 1870-1914 experience for today's developing economies by Ronald Findlay( Book )

11 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Endogenous comparative advantage, government, and the pattern of trade by Richard H Clarida( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper explores the relationship between government policy and comparative advantage in a neoclassical model of international trade. A specification of the Ricardo-Viner model with public goods and public inputs is presented that is used to study the role that government policy can play in the determination and promotion of comparative advantage and in the maximization of the gains that may be obtained from international trade. The model is also used to study the influence that international trade can exert on the scale and scope of government activity. The paper endeavors to reconcile a positive theory of trade and government with the apparent shift in measured productivity that often follows an opening to trade. The paper concludes by interpreting the model in the context of recent policy discussions of such issues as structural impediments, competitiveness, and the role of trade policy
A political-economy analysis of free trade areas and customs unions by Arvind Panagariya( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the new political economy relevant to developing countries? by Ronald Findlay( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bertil Ohlin A Centennial Celebration (1899-1999) by Ronald Findlay( )

in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The political economy of Leviathan by Ronald Findlay( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An "Austrian" model of international trade and interest rate equalization by Ronald Findlay( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relative backwardness, direct foreign investment and the transfer of technology : a simple dynamic model by Ronald Findlay( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and Swedish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economics of the frontier : conquest and settlement by Ronald Findlay( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book deals with the economics of establishing a frontier by conquest or by peaceful settlement, the costs involved, and the optimum extension of the territory. The opening chapters discuss the most relevant literature about frontiers - conceptual, theoretical and empirical - and introduce the fundamental theoretical model for extending frontiers which is drawn on throughout the book. The authors use this theoretical apparatus by applying it to a number of historical cases. These include the division of the European territory between the Byzantine Empire, Islam and Western Europe, the creation and expansion of the Mongol Empire, the impact of the Black Death, the European discovery of the New World, the staples trade from 1870-1914, and the rise and fall of banditry in Brazil. The Economics of the Frontier brings together a collection of essays which explore how economically optimal frontiers were founded from sixth-century Europe through to twentieth-century Brazil
Economic development by Ronald Findlay( Recording )

4 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Power and plenty : trade, war, and the world economy in the second millennium
Alternative Names
Findlay R.

Findlay, Ronald

Findlay, Ronald E.

Findlay, Ronald E. 1935-

Findlay Ronald Edsel

Ronald Findlay American economist

핀들레이, 로널드 1935-

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Five small open economiesFactor proportions, trade, and growthEli Heckscher, international trade, and economic historyBertil Ohlin : a centennial celebration, 1899-1999