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International Economics

Theory, Application, and Policy

Second Edition

Charles Van Marrewijk

Publication Date - May 2012

ISBN: 9780199567096

760 pages
Paperback
9.7 x 7.4 inches

In Stock

Retail Price to Students: $82.95

Description

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
  • A Companion Website features 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

Previous Publication Date(s)

May 2012
May 2007

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

Teaching Resources

Companion Website features resources for both students and instructorsFor Students:
  • Study guide containing further practice questions and Excel simulations
  • Figures from the book
  • Self-study material with further explanations of concept
  • Material on Zipf's Law, which supplements the text's coverage 

For Instructors:
  • Answers to questions in the text
  • PowerPoint-based slides