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International Economics (5th Edition) (The Pearson Series in Economics)

International Economics (5th Edition) (The Pearson Series in Economics)
Author: James Gerber
ISBN 13: 9780135100158
ISBN 10: 135100151
Edition: 5
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2010-01-13
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 504
List Price: $224.40

Gerber’s text offers a principles-level introduction to international economics that is accessible to a diverse group of readers. International Economics, Fourth Edition, uses a rich array of case studies to illuminate economic institutions and policies as well as recent developments in the global economy. The book’s flexible approach—with self-contained chapters and comprehensive coverage—allows instructors to adapt the book easily to a wide range of syllabi. Without relying on prerequisite knowledge of higher-level math, the text helps readers understand the issues and policies they see in the news.

INTRODUCTION AND INSTITUTIONS: The United States in a Global Economy; International Economic Institutions Since World War II. INTERNATIONAL TRADE: Comparative Advantage and the Gains from Trade; Comparative Advantage and Factor Endowments; Beyond Comparative Advantage; The Theory of Tariffs and Quotas; Commercial Policy; International Trade and Labor and Environmental Standards. INTERNATIONAL FINANCE: Trade and the Balance of Payments; Exchange Rates and Exchange Rate Systems; An Introduction to Open Economy Macroeconomics; International Financial Crises.

REGIONAL ISSUES IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: Economic Integration in North America; The European Union: Many Markets into One; Trade and Policy Reform in Latin America; Export-Oriented Growth in East Asia; China and India in the World Economy.

For all readers interested in international economics.