Applied International Trade (2nd Revised edition)

Applied International Trade (2nd Revised edition)

By: Harry P. Bowen (author), Jean-Marie Viaene (author), Abraham Hollander (author)Paperback

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This thoroughly revised second edition of Applied International Trade presents the leading theoretical and applied methods used in the field of international trade. It highlights the importance of linking theory to data and of verifying theoretical predictions through empirical investigation. The book also draws out and highlights the theoretical and policy implications that arise from empirical findings. Features of the second edition include: Expanded focus on emerging topics such as firm heterogeneity, intrafirm trade, and the basis and structure of multinational production Increased coverage of gravity models and international factor movements, including labor migration Fully updated presentation and discussion of the most recent empirical findings, data methods and sources Rigorous and analytical, yet written in an accessible manner with ample use of graphs throughout, Applied International Trade is an ideal text for courses at advanced undergraduate and masters level. For instructors: A companion website is available at, comprising lecture slides and an Instructor's Manual with solutions to end-of-chapter problems.

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HARRY P. BOWEN is is Professor of Economics and W.R. Holland Chair of International Business and Finance at McColl School of Business, Queens University of Charlotte, USA. A former Fulbright Scholar and an Olin Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, he has written extensively on international trade and economics in many journals, including American Economic Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Global Strategy Journal, Review of Economics and Statistics, Strategic Management Journal, and Quarterly Journal of Economics. ABRAHAM HOLLANDER is Professor of Economics at the University of Montreal, Canada. His work has been widely published in leading academic journals including European Economic Review, International Journal of Industrial Organization, The American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and Journal of International Economics. JEAN-MARIE VIAENE is Professor of Economics at the Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is also Research Fellow at CESifo (Munich) and at the Tinbergen Institute. His research in the area of international economics has been published in many leading academic journals including International Economic Review, Journal of International Economics, European Economic Review, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, and the Journal of International Money and Finance.


PART 1: THE TRADING WORLD: PATTERNS AND POLICY The Structure of International Trade and Factor Flows Trade Policy Instruments and Environment PART 2: COMPETITIVE MARKETS: TRADE AND TRADE POLICY The Ricardian Framework The Factor Abundance Model Trade Policy Factor Mobility and Trade The Factor Abundance Theory in Higher Dimensions PART 3: IMPERFECTLY COMPETITIVE MARKETS: TRADE AND TRADE POLICY Imperfect Competition Heterogeneous Firms Trade Policy in Imperfectly Competitive Markets Multinational Production PART 4: SPECIAL TOPICS Economic Integration Exchange Rates and International Trade Growth and International Trade Appendix: Data Methods and Sources

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/03/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780230521544
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 568
  • ID: 9780230521544
  • weight: 1080
  • ISBN10: 0230521541
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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