9780073375670

International Economics

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    9780073375670

  • ISBN10:

    0073375675

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/12/2007
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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Summary

Appleyard, Field, and Cobbs International Economics, 6th Edition is an International Economics textbook that offers a consistent level of analysis and treatment of the two main subdivisions of international economicsinternational trade theory and policy and international monetary theory and policy. Comprehensive and clear, the text helps students move beyond recognition toward an understanding of current and future international events. As with each prior edition, the authors provide current and timely information on the wide variety of international economic phenomena in the 6th Edition. New boxed items were added to cover emerging issues in the global economy. Chapter material was updated to include recent developments in U.S. trade policy, major changes in the European Union, progress in the transition from command to market economies, and special issues related to developing nations. These improvements are designed to help readers both understand and appreciate the growing importance of the global economy in their lives.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The World of International Economics
Early Trade Theories: Mercantilism and the Transition to the Classical World of David Ricardo
The Classical World of David Ricardo and Comparative Advantage
Extensions and Tests of the Classical Model of Trade
Introduction to Neoclassical Trade Theory: Tools to Be Employed
Gains from Trade in Neoclassical Theory
Offer Curves and the Terms of Trade
The Basis for Trade: Factor Endowments and the Heckscher-Ohlin Model
Empirical Tests of the Factor Endowments Approach
Post Heckscher-Ohlin Theories of Trade and Intra-Industry Trade
Economic Growth and International Trade
International Factor Movements
The Instruments of Trade Policy
The Impact of Trade Policies
Arguments for Interventionist Trade Policies
Political Economy and Recent U.S. Trade Policy
Economic Integration
International Trade and the Developing Countries
The Balance of Payments Accounts
The Foreign Exchange Market
International Financial Markets and Instruments: An Introduction
The Monetary and Portfolio Balance Approaches to External Balance
Price Adjustments and Balance of Payments Disequilibrium
National Income and the Current Account
Economic Policy in the Open Economy: Fixed Exchange Rates
Economic Policy in the Open Economy: Flexible Exchange Rates
Prices and Output in the Open Economy: Aggregate Supply and Demand
Fixed or Flexible Exchange Rates?
The International Monetary System: Past, Present, and Future
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