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|Author||: Hendrik Van den Berg|
Now in its third edition, this textbook covers all of the standard topics taught in undergraduate International Economics courses. However, the book is unique in that it presents the key orthodox neoclassical models of international trade and investment, whilst supplementing them with a variety of heterodox approaches. This pluralist approach is intended to give economics students a more realistic understanding of the international economy than standard textbooks can provide.
|Author||: H G Mannur|
|Editor||: Vikas Publishing House|
International Economics is one of the important branches of the study of economics science. The present book is a result of long years of teaching experience in International Economics at University level in several countries including India, Malaysia and the United States and is a definite improvement on other books available on the subject. The book is divided into two parts and explains in detail every aspect of the subject. It will be of use to students of M.A. (Economics), M. Com. as well as those studying this subject as M. Com majors in the Universities of Malaysia, Singapore and other far eastern countries, as well as the countries of the South Pacific.
|Author||: Peter M. Lichtenstein|
International economic theories emerged within particular social, economic and political frameworks and were developed as solutions to the problems of contemporary economics. In order to understand the increasingly complex and interdependent state of today’s international economy, we need to realise the importance of those theories that came before. However, many international economics textbooks do not place the theories they discuss within this historical context. Theories of International Economics aims to redress the balance by taking a pluralistic approach, presenting with authority both orthodox and heterodox international economic theories. Each chapter shows the necessarily interdependent nature of schools of international economic theories by including an historical component that shows how each school of thought developed, why it developed and what it has to say about the contemporary world. This text examines a wide range of theories with an emphasis on the benefits of a pluralistic approach, addressing schools of thought including Classical, Neoclassical, Keynesian, Post Keynesian, Marxian, Austrian, Institutional and Feminist Economics, Mercantilism and Neo-Mercantilism, alongside – and in relation to – each other. This approach allows the scholarly value of each approach to be understood and appreciated, and in doing so enables a greater understanding of the world economy. This book is suitable for use as either a core or supplementary text on international economics and international political economy courses.
|Author||: Robert W. Dimand|
|Editor||: Psychology Press|
The collection will cover both international trade theory (the real or microeconomic side of international economics) and open-economy macroeconomics (balance of payments adjustment and the determination of exchange rates).
|Author||: Mats Lundahl|
First published in 1998, this collection of essays deals with four different areas of international economics: the theory of international trade, trade and development, protectionism and factor movements (notably migration and foreign aid). These themes explore the determinants of trade patterns, the relation between these patterns and those of underdevelopment and development, the failure of protectionism to increase welfare and, finally, the impact of emigration on the source country and that of foreign aid on the recipient country.
|Author||: W. Charles Sawyer,Richard L. Sprinkle|
Applied International Economics, 4th Edition offers a modern and accessible treatment of international economics, shifting the emphasis from pure theory to the application of theory by using some of the key tools of economic analysis. This new edition of the text formerly known as International Economics makes the real-life application of international economics clearer than ever before, and focuses on the basics that students will need in order to analyse information on the world economy throughout their future careers. The new edition has been refocused, revised and thoroughly updated. Key features include: A new chapter on the firm in international trade accompanies a greater focus on firms in the world economy, how trade influences income inequality and how businesses can apply principles of international economics. New or expanded chapter subsections on topics including the intersection of international economics and international business; money, interest rates, and the exchange rate; and the dynamic gains from trade. Replacement and expansion of case studies to bring them fully up to date. Chapters on economic development in both the international trade and finance sections on the book to reflect the increasing importance of low- and middle-income countries in the world economy. A streamlined treatment of Purchasing Power Parity, leading into the concept of the real exchange rate. Expanded treatment of the Eurozone and the Eurozone crisis. Written in a thorough and engaging style, the book covers topics at a level appropriate for students specializing in business or international relations, as well as for economics students. Along with a wealth of case studies and real-life examples, the book offers extensive pedagogy including a companion website, end of chapter summaries, explanations of key concepts and terms, problem sets and additional readings.
Developed in the classroom by two of the most prominent researchers in the field, Feenstra and Taylor’s International Economics uses engaging applications to provide a modern view of the global economy for a modern audience. Feenstra and Taylor combine theoretical coverage with empirical evidence throughout, while reflecting the realities of the global economy by covering emerging markets and developing countries (India, China, Southeast Asia). The new edition has been thoroughly updated to include new data and Applications, as well as many new Headlines to reflect the rapid changes in international economics during the last three years. The 4th Edition includes the latest on opening relations with Cuba, immigration and Europe’s refugee crisis, the effect of NAFTA on wages and employment, job polarization, quicksourcing, China’s problems, and the debate in Britain about leaving the European Union. A modern textbook requires a modern and integrated homework system. LaunchPad offers our acclaimed content organized for easy assignability by instructors and enhanced learning for students.
|Author||: Johan Deprez,John T. Harvey|
This unique collection presents a Post-Keynesian perspective on international economics and trade. All the major areas in international economics are covered, with the Post-Keynesian approach giving a welcome fresh perspective. The book is divided into five main sections: * foreign trade * open economy * international payments systems * exchange rate determination * development. Unavailable elsewhere, the readings present original, state-of-the-art research by leading Post-Keynesian scholars. Contributors include: Philip Arestis, Robert Blecker, Paul Davidson, Sheila Dow, Bruce Elmslie, Ilene Grabel John McCombie Eleni Paliginis, A.P. Thirlwall L. Randall Wray Johan Deprez, John T. Harvey,
|Author||: Barbara Ingham|
|Editor||: Pearson Higher Ed|
The book is aimed at undergraduate students taking Level 2 or Level 3 courses in international economics. As well as students specialising in economics, the book is likely to be of interest to students on business studies, management, and social science programmes. Massive changes took place in the world economy in the last quarter of the twentieth century and the speed with which markets in goods, services, and finance were liberalised has no historical precedent. This brand new international economics text reflects recent developments in the world economy as well as thoroughly covering the central components of an international economics course, rooted in classical analysis and the doctrine of comparative advantage.
|Author||: Shahruz Mohtadi|
|Editor||: Business Expert Press|
This book adopts a nontechnical approach to explaining the basis for trade between countries and the role of firms in global trade and describes the effect of tariffs and fluctuations in exchange rates on a company's sales, costs, and profits The study of international economics has never been more vital than it is today. The past global financial crisis, the economic uncertainty in many advanced countries, increasing barriers to international trade, and currency crises have created challenges for both policy makers and corporate decision makers involved in international trade and finance. This book provides a concise and rigorous approach to the understanding of international trade and finance without relying on mathematical models or graphs. It explains the basis and pattern of trade, the effects of trade and trade policies on companies, national welfare, and the global economy. It explains the determination and changes in exchange rates. Finally, it describes the operation of the economy and examines the impact of national economic policies on the domestic economy and the rest of the world. Corporate managers and MBA students must learn the complex interrelationships between trade policies; the actions of central banks; and changes in government spending and taxes on interest rates, prices, exchange rates, and economic activity. This book adopts a nontechnical approach to explaining the basis for trade between countries and the role of firms in global trade and describes the effect of tariffs and fluctuations in exchange rates on a company's sales, costs, and profits.
|Author||: Edward E. Leamer,Robert M. Stern|
This distinctive book sets forth, on an advanced level, various methods for the quantitative measurement of important relationships at issue in areas of the balance of payments and international trade and welfare. The results achieved in recent studies are presented and the directions for new research are indicated. This book is composed of two main parts.Part I deals with the balance of payments and consists of the first half of the book. One of the longest and almost important chapters of this part talks about, at length the time-series analysis of the demand for imports and exports from the point of view of an individual country. This subject has a long and somewhat checkered history dating from the 1940's, when a number of estimates using least squares multiple regression methods were made of import and export demand functions for the interwar period. The noteworthy feature of many of these estimates was that they suggested relatively low price elasticities of demand in international trade. The implication was thus drawn that the international price mechanism could not be relied on for balance-of payments adjustment purposes.This book talks about the topics of theory and measurement of the elasticity of substitution in international trade, estimating the international capital movements, and forecasting and policy analysis with econometric models. Part II deals with international trade and welfare. While, there are many other books dealing with trade theory, this title focuses on a narrower range of topics that are not always mentioned or understood by individuals, such as the theory and measurement of trade dependence and interdependence, the analysis of the component factors a country has that affects how its export growth is over time, and the welfare effects of trade liberalizationThis book serves as a guide and reference work for economics graduate students, academicians, and practicing economists in private and governmental circles. They will find this book
|Author||: Kenneth A. Reinert,Professor of Public Policy School of Policy Government and International Affairs Kenneth A Reinert|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
Ideal for a one-semester course in international economics, this book is accessible to those within and outside of economics programs.
|Author||: Paul R. Krugman,Maurice Obstfeld|
|Editor||: Prentice Hall|
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.
|Author||: Kenneth A. Reinert|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
This book is designed for a one-semester or two-semester course in international economics, primarily targeting non-economics majors and programs in business, international relations, public policy and development studies. It has been written to make international economics accessible to wide student and professional audiences. The book assumes a minimal background in microeconomics and mathematics and goes beyond the usual trade-finance dichotomy to give equal treatment to four 'windows' on the world economy: international trade, international production, international finance and international development. It takes a practitioner point of view rather than a standard academic view, introducing the student to the material they need to become effective analysts in international economic policy. The website for the text is found at http://iie.gmu.edu/.
|Author||: Thomas Pugel|
|Editor||: McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
International Economics, 16e continues to combine rigorous economic analysis with attention to the issues of economic policy that are alive and important today in this field. Written in a concise and readable format, Pugel uses economic terminology when enhancing the analysis so that the reader can build their understanding of global economic developments and evaluate proposals for changes in economic policies. The text is informed by current events and includes the latest in applied international research, all the time avoiding jargon for jargon’s sake. Like earlier editions, Pugel also places international economics events within a historical framework. The overall treatment continues to be intuitive rather than mathematical and is strongly oriented towards policy. International Economics is thoroughly integrated with the adaptive digital tools available in McGraw-Hill’s LearnSmart Advantage Suite, proven to increase student engagement and success in the course.
|Author||: Giancarlo Gandolfo|
|Editor||: Springer Science & Business Media|
Modern economies become more and more open and the external sector of an economy becomes more and more important. This textbook aims at clarify ing how an open economy functions, in particular at explaining the determi nants of international fiows of commodities and financial assets. It also aims at examining the effects of these fiows on the domestic and international econ omy and the possible policy acti.ons at the national and international level. Particular attention will be paid to the problems of international economic at both the commercial and monetary level. integration Students will be able to read and interpret the balance of payments of a country, evaluating the various types of balance, to explain the behaviour of commercial fiows in the light of the theories studied, to analyze fiows of financial assets according to interest-rate differentials and other elements, to study the forces that determine exchange rates and cause currency crises, to understand the reasons behind international economic integration such as the European Union, to evaluate the effects of national and international policies.
|Author||: M. MARIA JOHN KENNEDY|
|Editor||: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.|
During the last few decades, the global economy has undergone rapid structural changes. With the increasing internationalisation of economic life, the study of International Economics becomes more complex due to the conjuncture of several economic, social, demographic and political factors operating both at the national and international spheres. Organized in five parts, this book captures all the recent developments in International Trade Theory in a simple, concise manner. The book provides a thorough review and analysis of the international trade and business environment, and helps students to apply this knowledge to practical aspects of doing business in international markets. A rigorous approach is used to provide students with a good understanding of the complex nature of international trade and business activities. It emphasizes the economic, geographical, and political factors that make international business significantly different from domestic business activities. The book is primarily intended as a textbook for undergraduate and post-graduate students of economics, commerce and management for their courses on international trade, foreign trade and international economics. Key Features This book helps students to • Understand the fundamental determinants of the balance of payments and exchange rates • Identify and analyse different theoretical models of international economics in light of ‘real world’ situations • Learn multidimensional perspective of the goals, operations and consequences of different trade policies • Gain an understanding of basic economic framework to analyze inter-national economic policies
|Author||: J. McMillan|
|Editor||: Taylor & Francis|
This book gives an early demonstration of applications of game theory to international economics - applications that were to transform this area during the 1990s.
|Author||: Catherine R. Schenk|
|Editor||: Taylor & Francis|
The international economy since 1945 has endured dramatic changes in its balance of power, from the early period of prosperity for industrialised nations, to the 2008/9 global crisis. In this volume Catherine Schenk outlines these huge changes, examines how the world’s economic leaders have tried to organise and influence the international economy and presents the key frameworks in which international economic relations have developed. Focusing on the pattern of international trade, international investment and the changing organisation of the international monetary system, this volume takes a chronological approach of key time-frames, and shows how policy has impacted the balance of the international economy. Major events such as European integration in the 1960’s, the collapse of the international monetary system and oil crisis in the 1970’s the return of China to the international economy in the 1980’s and emerging market crises in the 1990s are discussed within the context of key themes including global economic and regulatory co-ordination, the role of American economic hegemony, the evolution of exchange rate policy and unequal development. International Economic Relations since 1945 is the perfect guide for all students of economic history and international history, and for those seeking to understand recent economic trends in a longer term perspective.