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Palgrave Macmillan

Applied International Trade

Edition 2nd edition
ISBN 9780230521544
Publication Date April 2012
Formats Paperback Ebook (PDF) 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

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
www.palgrave.com/economics/AIT2, comprising lecture slides and
an Instructor's Manual with solutions to end-of-chapter problems.

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

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'This is an excellent text on the foundations of international trade with an attractive blend of theory and empirics.' Daniel Bernhofen, Professor of International Economics, University of Nottingham, UK
'Clear exposition, thorough explanation, up-to-date empirical information and fresh insights. Unrivalled in its market.' Charles van Marrewijk, Professor of International Economics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
'This up-to-date text on international trade is comprehensive and yet accessible and succinct. It is a valuable resource for students and teachers alike.' Douglas A. Irwin, Robert E. Maxwell '23 Professor of Arts and Sciences, Dartmouth College, USA
'An indispensable book to have on the bookshelf if one wishes to become acquainted with the "state of the art" in the field of International Trade, both from a theoretical and empirical viewpoint. This is an outstanding tome particularly suitable for your advanced undergraduate and graduate trade courses.' Alejandro C. García Cintado, Pablo de Olavide University, Spain
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