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Theory, Policy and Dynamics in International Trade

Theory, Policy and Dynamics in International Trade

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Wilfred J. Ethier, Elhanan Helpman, J. Peter Neary, Paul Krugman, Ronald Findlay, Alan V. Deardorff, Roy J. Ruffin, Wolfgang Mayer, Jun Li, Michihiro Ohyama, Kala Krishna, Avinash Dixit, Eric W. Bond, Kazuo Nishimura, Makoto Yana, Anne O. Krueger, David W. H. Orsmond, James R. Markusen, Richard Manning, Gene M. Grossman
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  • Date Published: August 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521558525

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  • The papers in this collection give an overview of the latest work in international trade theory. The contributors include many of the most innovative contemporary theorists, and they provide an unrivaled introduction to the latest developments in one of the most dynamic subfields of economics. Distinctive features of the book include a section on the role of historical and geographical considerations in international trade; an emphasis on dynamic aspects of trade; and an assessment of the work of Ronald Jones, in whose honor the book is published.

    • Collection of the scholarship on international trade theory by some of the most important figures in the field (Krugman, Deardorff, Dixit etc.)
    • The editors are all internationally known figures
    • Paperback edition of a successful and highly topical hardback
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    • Date Published: August 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521558525
    • length: 312 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of conference participants
    Part I. 1. Introduction:
    1. Scope of the volume Wilfred J . Ethier, Elhanan Helpman and J. Peter Neary
    2. Ronald Jones and the theory of international trade Wilfred J. Ethier
    Appendix: professional publications of Ronald W. Jones
    Part II. History, Geography and the Theory of Trade:
    3. The hub effect: or, threeness in interregional trade Paul Krugman
    4. International trade and factor mobility with an endogenous land frontier: some general equilibrium implications of Christopher Columbus Ronald Findley
    5. Directions of lumpy country trade Alan V. Deardorff
    Part III. The Structure of Simple Trade Models:
    6. Job market preferences and international trade Roy J. Ruffin
    7. Production indivisibilities in a short-run trade model Wolfgang Mayer and Jun Li
    8. Firms, entry and hysteresis in the Heckscher-Ohlin-Samuelson model of production and trade Michihiro Ohyama
    Part IV. Policy towards International Trade:
    9. Welfare effects of tariffs and investment taxes J. Peter Neary
    10. The case of the vanishing revenues: auction quotas with oligopoly Kala Krishna
    Part V. Trade, Growth and Dynamics:
    11. Prices of goods and factors in a dynamic stochastic economy Avinash Dixit
    12. Capital market imperfections and the infant industry argument for protection Eric W. Bond
    13. Endogenous real business cycles and international specialization Kazuo Nishimura and Makoto Yana
    14. Impact of government on growth and trade Anne O. Krueger and David W. H. Orsmond
    15. Long-run production frontiers for the Jones specific-factors model with optimal capital accumulation James R. Markusen and Richard Manning
    16. Hysteresis in the trade pattern Gene M. Grossman and Elhanan Helpman
    Index.

  • Editors

    Wilfred J. Ethier, University of Pennsylvania

    Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University, Massachusetts

    J. Peter Neary, University College Dublin

    Contributors

    Wilfred J. Ethier, Elhanan Helpman, J. Peter Neary, Paul Krugman, Ronald Findlay, Alan V. Deardorff, Roy J. Ruffin, Wolfgang Mayer, Jun Li, Michihiro Ohyama, Kala Krishna, Avinash Dixit, Eric W. Bond, Kazuo Nishimura, Makoto Yana, Anne O. Krueger, David W. H. Orsmond, James R. Markusen, Richard Manning, Gene M. Grossman

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