International Economics Theory, Application, and Policy

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-05-23
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Covering both trade and international finance,International Economics,Second Edition, provides a thoroughly up to date and comprehensive treatment of each area. This innovative text features a flexible organization--including separate sections on international trade and international money--and can be used in a variety of courses. Author Charles Van Marrewijk illustrates theory and policy with empirical evidence and numerous case studies. He also provides brief accounts of economists who have contributed to the field and technical notes wherever they are needed. NEW TO THIS EDITION: * New chapters on the global crisis, firm heterogeneity, and global capital markets * Restructuring of the money section, which now includes the chapters on the balance of repayments * Additional pedagogy, including further reading and weblinks ACompanion Websitefeatures resources for both students and instructors: For Students: * Study guide containing further practice questions and Excel simulations * Figures from the book * Self-study material with further explanations of concepts * Material on Zipf's Law, which supplements the text's coverage For Instructors: * Answers to questions in the text * PowerPoint-based slides

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. The World Economy
2. Global Crisis
Part IIA: Comparative Advantage
3. Technology
4. Production Structure
5. Factor Prices and Production
6. Factor Abundance
7. Trade Policy
Part IIB: Competitive Advantage
8. Imperfect Competition
9. Intra-Industry Trade
10. Strategic Trade Policy
11. Trade Organizations
12. Economic Integration
Part IIC: Trade Interactions
13. Geographical Economics
14. Multinationals
15. Trade and Growth
16. Firm Heterogeneity
Part IIIA: Money Basics
17. The Balance of Payments
18. The Money Market
19. Foreign Exchange Markets
20. Purchasing Power Parity
21. Interest Rate Parity
Part IIIB: Exchange Rates
22. The Monetary Approach
23. Short-run Economic Policy
24. Expectations and Sticky Prices
25. New Macroeconomics
Part IIIC: Policy and Credibility
26. Exchange Rate Regimes
27. Credibility
28. Financial Crises
29. Optimal Currency Areas
30. Global Capital Markets
31. Concluding Remarks

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