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International economics : theory and policy

Author: Paul R Krugman; Maurice Obstfeld
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2009.
Series: Addison-Wesley series in economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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Krugman and Obstfeld provide a unified model of open-economy macroeconomics based upon an asset-market approach to exchange rate determination with a central role for expectations. This eighth edition integrates research, data and policy in hot topics such as outsourcing, geographic geography and financial derivatives.
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krugman, Paul R.
International economics.
Boston : Pearson Addison-Wesley, 2009
(OCoLC)1182499565
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul R Krugman; Maurice Obstfeld
ISBN: 9780321493040 0321493044 9780321553980 0321553985 9780321488831 0321488830 9781408263662 1408263661 9781408208076 1408208075 0136124755 9780136124757
OCLC Number: 174112719
Description: xxviii, 706 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 26 cm
Contents: PART 1: INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY --
2. World Trade: An Overview --
3. Labor Productivity and Comparative Advantage: The Ricardian Model --
4. Resources, Comparative Advantage, and Income Distribution --
5. The Standard Trade Model --
6. Economies of Scale, Imperfect Competition, and International Trade --
7. International Factor Movements --
PART 2: INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY --
8. The Instruments of Trade Policy --
9. The Political Economy of Trade Policy --
10. Trade Policy in Developing Countries --
11. Controversies in Trade Policy. PART 3: EXCHANGE RATES AND OPEN-ECONOMY MACROECONOMICS --
12. National Income Accounting and the Balance of Payments --
13. Exchange Rates and the Foreign Exchange Market: An Asset Approach --
14. Money, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates --
15. Price Levels and the Exchange Rate in the Long Run --
16. Output and the Exchange Rate in the Short Run --
17. Fixed Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange Intervention --
PART 4: INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMIC POLICY --
18. The International Monetary System, 1870/1973 --
19. Macroeconomic Policy and Coordination Under Floating Exchange Rates --
20. Optimum Currency Areas and the European Experience --
21. The Global Capital Market: Performance and Policy Problems --
22. Developing Countries: Growth, Crisis, and Reform --
Mathematical Postscripts.
Series Title: Addison-Wesley series in economics.
Responsibility: Paul Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld.
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Krugman and Obstfeld provide a unified model of open-economy macroeconomics based upon an asset-market approach to exchange rate determination with a central role for expectations. This eighth edition integrates research, data and policy in hot topics such as outsourcing, geographic geography and financial derivatives.

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