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Understanding Global Trade

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$28.50 • £22.95 • €25.50

ISBN 9780674060784

Publication Date: 04/25/2011

Short

232 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

22 graphs, 9 tables

Belknap Press

World

  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Comparative Advantage
    • 2.1. Technology
    • 2.2. Factor Proportions
  • 3. Gainers and Losers
    • 3.1. No Distributional Conflicts
    • 3.2. Two Case Studies
      • 3.2.1. The United States
      • 3.2.2. Japan
    • 3.3. Distributional Conflicts
    • 3.4. Compensating Losers
  • 4. Scale and Scope
    • 4.1. Economies of Scale
    • 4.2. Monopolistic Competition
    • 4.3. Additional Sources of Gains from Trade
  • 5. Across Firms within Industries
    • 5.1. Exporting vs. Nonexporting Firms
    • 5.2. Quantitative Assessment
    • 5.3. Unemployment and Inequality
  • 6. Offshoring and Outsourcing
    • 6.1. Offshoring
    • 6.2. The Traditional Approach
    • 6.3. Horizontal FDI
    • 6.4. Vertical FDI
    • 6.5. Complex Integration
    • 6.6. Internalization
  • 7. Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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