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International economics. Trade theory and policy

Author: Dennis R Appleyard; Alfred J Field
Publisher: Boston : Irwin/McGraw-Hill, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

Designed for undergraduate courses in international economics, this volume covers trade theory and policy. The book can be purchased as a combined text (ISBN 0-256-17163-7) which includes  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis R Appleyard; Alfred J Field
ISBN: 0256171653 9780256171655
OCLC Number: 39605813
Description: xxiii, 424 pages : color illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: The world of international economics - early trade theories; the classical world of David Ricardo and comparative advantage; extensions and tests of the classical mode of trade; introduction to neoclassical trade theory; gains from trade in neoclassical theory; offer curves and the terms of trade; the basis for trade; empirical tests of the Heckscher-Ohlin theorem; alternative theories of trade and intra-industry trade; economic growth and international trade; international factor movements; the instruments of trade policy; the impact of trade policy; traditional arguments for protectionism; "New Protectionist" approaches to trade policy intervention; review of recent US trade policy; economic integration; international trade and the developing countries; the balance of payments accounts; the foreign exchange market; the instruments of international finance; the monetary portfolio balance approaches to external balance; current account adjustments to balance of payments disequilibrium - price effects; current account adjustments to balance of payments disequilibrium - income effects; economic policy in the open economy - fixed exchange rates; economic policy in the open economy - flexible exchange rates; price and output in the open economy - aggregate supply and demand; fixed or flexible exchange rates; the international monetary system.
Other Titles: Trade theory and policy
Responsibility: Dennis R. Appleyard, Alfred J. Field, Jr.
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