Elements of International Economics

Authors: Gandolfo, Giancarlo

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About this Textbook

Modern economies become more and more open and the external sector of an economy becomes more and more important. This textbook aims at clarify­ ing how an open economy functions, in particular at explaining the determi­ nants of international fiows of commodities and financial assets. It also aims at examining the effects of these fiows on the domestic and international econ­ omy and the possible policy acti.ons at the national and international level. Particular attention will be paid to the problems of international economic at both the commercial and monetary level. integration Students will be able to read and interpret the balance of payments of a country, evaluating the various types of balance, to explain the behaviour of commercial fiows in the light of the theories studied, to analyze fiows of financial assets according to interest-rate differentials and other elements, to study the forces that determine exchange rates and cause currency crises, to understand the reasons behind international economic integration such as the European Union, to evaluate the effects of national and international policies.

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"This book details how an open economy functions. … Particular attention is paid to the problems of international economic integration at both the commercial and monetary level. This highly accessible textbook introduces students to the subject as well as equips them for further study. Advanced undergraduates and graduates will learn to read and interpret the balance of payments of a country … ." (RKW-Bücherdienst Ratinalisierungskuratorium und Innovationszentrum der Deutschen Wirtschaft, 2004)


Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 1-6

  • The Foreign Exchange Market

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 9-30

  • Exchange-Rate Regimes and the International Monetary System

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 31-48

  • International Interest-Rate Parity Conditions

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 49-56

  • The Balance of Payments

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 57-70

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Elements of International Economics
Authors
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-07005-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-07005-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-21133-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-05935-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 344
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