Dimensions: 320 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.91 in
Published: February 1, 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0198292236
ISBN - 13: 9780198292234
About the Book
The second edition of this classic text on international economics has been substantially revised and updated to take account of the considerable activity in this field over the last two decades. Three new chapters discuss trade policy and the environment, stategic trade policy, and trade< br> policy and the exchange rate. Corden also analyzes in detail the many arguments for protection.
From the Publisher
The second edition of this classic text on international economics includes three completely new chapters on the environment and trade policy, strategic trade policy, and the relationship between trade policy and the exchange rate. The first edition introduced a number of ideas into policy
circles; the new edition has been shortened and substantially revised to point up the themes. that have subsequently become prominent in discussions of free trade and protection.
Trade Policy and Economic Welfare expounds the normative theory of trade policy. It includes discussion of static and dynamic arguments for protection:effects of trade policy on income distribution, monopoly, X-efficiency, foreign investment and capital accumulation; protection of technology
industries; the choice between tariffs and subsidies as methods of protection.
The chapters are self-contained to allow the flexible use of the book in teaching undergraduate courses on international trade and the economics of developing countries.
About the Author
W. Max Corden is Professor International Economics, Johns Hopkins University.