Applied International Trade by Harry P. Bowen

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This thoroughly revised second edition of Applied International Trade presents the leading theoretical and applied methods used in the field of international trade. It highlights the importance of linking theory to data and of verifying theoretical predictions through empirical investigation. The book also draws out and highlights the theoretical and policy implications that arise from empirical findings.

Features of the second edition include:
- Expanded focus on emerging topics such as firm heterogeneity, intrafirm trade, and the basis and structure of multinational production
- Increased coverage of gravity models and international factor movements, including labor migration
- Fully updated presentation and discussion of the most recent empirical findings, data methods and sources

Rigorous and analytical, yet written in an accessible manner with ample use of graphs throughout, Applied International Trade is an ideal text for courses at advanced undergraduate and masters level.

For instructors: A companion website is available at www.palgrave.com/economics/AIT2, comprising lecture slides and an Instructor's Manual with solutions to end-of-chapter problems.
 

About Harry P. Bowen

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Greg David was the editorial director of Crain’s New York Business for 25 years and now writes a weekly column and blogs for the publication. He is also the director of the business and economics reporting program at the Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. He is a commentator for WNYC’s Financial 411 on the city’s economy, business, and politics and makes frequent media appearances on WCBS Newsradio 880 and other outlets. He lives in New York City.
 
Published April 15, 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan. 568 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference.

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