Springer Texts in Business and Economics

International Trade Theory and Policy

Authors: Gandolfo, Giancarlo

  • A simple but rigorous approach to international trade theory that goes beyond technicalities
  • The unique two-tier structure makes the book attractive for undergraduates, graduates and researchers alike
  • Makes even the most complex trade models accessible
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About this Textbook

In the present text the author deals with both conventional and new approaches to trade theory and policy, treating all important research topics in international economics and clarifying their mathematical intricacies. The textbook is intended for undergraduates, graduates and researchers alike. It addresses undergraduate students with extremely clear language and illustrations, making even the most complex trade models accessible. In the appendices, graduate students and researchers will find self-contained treatments in mathematical terms. The new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest research on international trade.

About the authors

Giancarlo Gandolfo has been Professor of International Economics at the University of Rome la Sapienza from 1974 to 2010, when he retired. Previously he taught Economics and Mathematical Economics at the Universities of Rome (1965-70) and Siena (1968-74). He has been visiting professor in various foreign universities. He is a member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, a research Fellow of CESifo, Munich, and holds a doctorate honoris causa from the University of Frankfurt. He is the author of over 180 publications and sits on the editorial board of several international journals. For details see his website http://gandolfo.org

Federico Trionfetti got the Laurea in Economics at La Sapienza University, Rome, and the Ph.D. at the Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva. He has held academic positions in the U.S. and the U.K., he spent a year as visiting scholar at Harvard University and two years as Marie Curie post-doctoral research fellow at the London School of Economics. Since 2002 he is Professor of economics in France, first at University of Paris 13 then at Aix-Marseille University.

Table of contents (31 chapters)

  • Introduction to International Trade Theory and Policy

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 3-7

  • The Classical (Ricardo-Torrens) Theory of Comparative Costs

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 11-31

  • The Neoclassical Theory of International Trade

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 33-62

  • The Heckscher-Ohlin Model

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 63-101

  • The Four Core Theorems

    Gandolfo, Giancarlo

    Pages 103-108

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-37314-5
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover $119.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-37313-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $119.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-43397-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
International Trade Theory and Policy
Authors
Series Title
Springer Texts in Business and Economics
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-37314-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-37314-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-37313-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43397-9
Series ISSN
2192-4333
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXVII, 663
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