International Economics,
17th Edition

Robert Carbaugh

ISBN-13: 9781337558938 | ISBN-10: 1337558931

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

| 576 pages

List Price USD $249.95


Discover the proven, market-leading text that is a favorite among students of all backgrounds for its clear, concise treatment of international trade and finance theory. Carbaugh's INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS, 17E uses a wealth of contemporary examples and practical applications to vividly demonstrate the relevance of the theory you are learning to real economic issues and global policy questions. The author presents both written and graphical discussions, making the book highly understandable even if you have little economics background. This edition reflects the latest theoretical developments with a continued emphasis on current applications to keep your instruction current and interesting. You will soon discover, "If it’s clear, concise, and contemporary, it has to be Carbaugh."

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Meet the Authors

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Known for his excellence in teaching, Dr. Robert J. Carbaugh is Professor of Economics at Central Washington University. He has been honored with numerous top teaching awards, including the 1984 Excellence in Teaching award at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, and the Distinguished Professor of the University--Teaching award at Central Washington University in 1993. In 1996, Dr. Carbaugh was named Scholar of the Year by the Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society at Central Washington University. In 2001, he received the Distinguished Professor of the University award for Research at Central Washington University. In 2004, Dr. Carbaugh was invited by the Directors of the Oxford Round Table to present a lecture, “Trade and Environmental Frictions in the Global Steel Industry,” at Oxford University in England. For more than 40 years, Dr. Carbaugh has taught international economics, as well as managerial economics, money and banking, and both introductory and intermediate levels of microeconomics and macroeconomics.

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  • STREAMLINED PRESENTATION OF THEORY PROVIDES GREATER FLEXIBILITY FOR TODAY'S INSTRUCTORS: This edition's updated five main organizational themes now highlight globalization of economic activity, free trade and protectionism, trade conflicts between developing nations and industrial nations, liberalizing trade and turbulence in the global financial system.
  • FIVE CENTRAL THEMES, INTEGRATED THROUGHOUT THE TEXT, KEEP STUDENTS INVOLVED AND ACTIVELY LEARNING: These reader-friendly, engaging themes emphasize issues at the forefront of international economics today, including the globalization of economic activity, free trade and protectionism, trade conflicts between developing nations and industrial nations, liberalizing trade, and turbulence in the global financial system.
  • STREAMLINED PRESENTATION OF ESSENTIAL ECONOMIC THEORY PROVIDES A SOLID THEORETICAL FOUNDATION: The book’s clear and concise coverage of economic theory prepares readers for more in-depth explorations of contemporary issues, such as wage insurance, foreign aid, and free trade’s impact on the environment.
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Table of Contents

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1. The International Economy and Globalization
PART I: International Trade Relations
2. Foundations of Modern Trade Theory: Comparative Advantage
3. Sources of Comparative Advantage
4. Tariffs
5. Nontariff Trade Barriers
6. Trade Regulations and Industrial Policies
7. Trade Policies for the Developing Nations
8. Regional Trading Arrangements
9. International Factor Movements and Multinational Enterprises
International Monetary Relations
10. The Balance-of-Payments
11. Foreign Exchange
12. Exchange Rate Determination
13. Exchange Rate Adjustments and the Balance-of-Payments
14. Exchange Rate Systems and Currency Crises
15. Macroeconomic Policy in an Open Economy

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International Economics

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