Recent Developments in International Trade Theory
Rodney E. Falvey, Udo Kreickemeier
Edward Elgar Pub, 2005 - Political Science - 655 pages
This is an absolutely first rate collection. The editors have done a very nice job of identifying several research topics in which major advances have been made in the last decade and accurately identified the major contributions in those areas. If you want to know where the frontier of trade theory is, just look at this volume. In addition, Falvey and Kreickemeier have provided an introduction which summarizes the included papers and puts them in context. Douglas R. Nelson, Tulane University, US The last decade has seen many important contributions to the field of International Trade Theory. This authoritative volume contains 27 seminal articles that represent the most significant of these recent developments. Topics include: multinational firms, trade with heterogeneous firms, general equilibrium with oligopolistic firms, outsourcing, trade liberalisation and factor returns, trade and labour markets, international networking, multilateralism and regionalism, trade and the environment, the political economy of trade policy, and tax regimes in open economies.
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