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International Economics - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0136054696

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ISBN13: 978-0136054696
ISBN10: 0136054692
Edition: 3RD 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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International Economics - 3RD 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0136054696

W. Charles Sawyer

ISBN13: 978-0136054696
ISBN10: 0136054692
Edition: 3RD 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

This updated easy-to-read book emphasizeshow to usebasic economic theory andwhere to applyit to international economic issues. It empowers readers to understand the international economics they will encounter in business publications such as theWall Street Journaland to use international economics to make business decisions.The first half of the book covers international trade factor movements and trade and economic development; the final ten chapters on international finance can be divided into at least three parts: national income accounting and exchange rate determination; purchasing power parity and the real exchange rate; and open economy macroeconomics.A useful reference for government officials dealing with international trade and finance issues and for private citizens who want to learn more about the effect of international economics on business in the 21 st century.

Table of Contents

About the Authors Preface
Chapter 1. Introduction: An Overview of the World Economy
Chapter 2. Why Countries Trade
Chapter 3. Comparative Advantage and the Production Possibilities Frontier
Chapter 4. Factor Endowments and The Commodity Composition of Trade
Chapter 5. Intraindustry Trade
Chapter 6. International Factor Movements
Chapter 7. Tariffs
Chapter 8. NonTariff Distortions to Trade
Chapter 9. International Trade Policy
Chapter 10. Regional Economic Arrangements
Chapter 11. International Trade and Economic Growth
Chapter 12. National Income Accounting and the Balance of Payments
Chapter 13. International Transactions and Financial Markets
Chapter 14. Exchange Rates and Their Determination: A Basic Model
Chapter 15. Money Interest Rates and The Exchange Rate
Chapter 16. Price Levels and the Exchange Rate in the Long Run
Chapter 17. Output and the Exchange Rate in the Short Run
Chapter 18. Macroeconomic Policy and Floating Exchange Rates
Chapter 19. Fixed Exchange Rates and Currency Unions
Chapter 20. International Monetary Arrangements
Chapter 21. Capital Flows and the Developing Countries

Appendix
Glossary
Index

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