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International Trade and Finance : New Frontiers for Research - Mr. Benjamin J. Cohen

International Trade and Finance

New Frontiers for Research

By: Mr. Benjamin J. Cohen (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 13th November 1997
ISBN: 9780521580861
Number Of Pages: 416

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This collection of original essays offers a selection of contemporary scholarship intended to help define an agenda for future research in the field of international trade and finance. Written to honor Peter B. Kenen and to explore his work, the volume is divided into three parts: international trade theory, international monetary theory, and applied policy analysis. Also included is an essay by Paul Krugman assessing Kenen's lifetime of scholarly achievements.

"Peter Kenen has enlightened the economics profession with 40 years' worth of contributions to international monetary theory, international trade theory and public policy debates. Benjamin Cohen's International Trade and Finance: New Frontiers for Research is the profession's way of providing a well-deserved and well-crafted thank you. A 'must read' volume for all interested in international economics." Ronald W. Jones, University of Rochester "Peter Kenen has been one of the most prolific and influential international economists of his generation. This festschrift, consisting of splendid essays by many of his students, reminds us that Kenen has also been a great teacher who has produced many of today's best international economists. No other scholar can want more than Kenen has achieved." Jagdish Bhagwati, Columbia University "These high quality papers are fitting tributes to an innovative and influential economist. I particularly enjoyed Paul Krugman's masterly review of Peter Kenen's contributions to theory and policy." W. Max Corden, Johns Hopkins University

Introduction
The practical theorist: Peter Kenen-s contribution to international economics
International Trade Theory
Nature, capital and trade: a second look
The Meade model of preferential trading: history, analytics and policy implications
International trade and big government
International Monetary Theory
Exchange rate regime and international trade
Exchange rates and investment response in Latin America
Optimum currency areas and exchange rate volatility: theory and evidence compared
Optimum currency area theory: bringing the market back in
Applied Policy Analysis
Labour market adjustment and trade: their interaction in the Triad
Do the G-3 countries coordinate monetary policy?
Fundamental determinants of Mexico-s exchange-rate crisis of 1994 Polly
Devaluation cycles and adjustment costs
Payments problems in the Commonwealth of Independent States Constantine Michalopoulos
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ISBN: 9780521580861
ISBN-10: 0521580862
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 416
Published: 13th November 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.76