International Economics

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Chapter 1: International Economics Is Different

Part I: The Theory of International Trade

Chapter 2: The Basic Theory Using Demand and Supply

Chapter 3: Why Everybody Trades: Comparative Advantage

Chapter 4: Trade: Factor Availability and Factor Proportions Are Key

Chapter 5: Who Gains and Who Loses from Trade?

Chapter 6: Scale Economies, Imperfect Competition, and Trade

Chapter 7: Growth and Trade

Part II: Trade Policy

Chapter 8: Analysis of a Tariff

Chapter 9: Nontariff Barriers to Imports

Chapter 10: Arguments For and Against Protection

Chapter 11: Pushing Exports

Chapter 12: Trade Blocs and Trade Blocks

Chapter 13: . Trade and the Environment

Chapter 14: Trade Policies for Developing Countries

Chapter 15: Multinationals and Migration: International Factor Movements

Part III: Understanding Foreign Exchange

Chapter 16: Payments Among Nations

Chapter 17: The Foreign Exchange Market

Chapter 18: Forward Exchange and International Financial Investment

Chapter 19: What Determines Exchange Rates?

Chapter 20: Government Policies Toward the Foreign Exchange Market

Chapter 21: International Lending and Financial Crises

Part IV: Macro Policies for Open Economies

Chapter 22: How Does the Open Macroeconomy Work?

Chapter 23: Internal and External Balance with Fixed Exchange Rates

Chapter 24: Floating Exchange Rates and Internal Balance

Chapter 25: National and Global Choices: Floating Rates and the Alternatives

Appendix A: The Web and the Library: International Numbers and Other Information

Appendix B: Deriving Production-Possibilities Curves

Appendix C: Offer Curves

Appendix D: The Nationally Optimal Tariff

Appendix E: Accounting for International Payments

Appendix F: Many Parities at Once

Appendix G: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply in the Open Economy

Appendix E: Devaluation and the Current Account Balance