International Economics

ISBN Number : 81-7866-096-2

Student Price : Rs.285

Student Dollar Price : 12$

Book Edition : Eleventh

Year of Publication : 2009

Book Weight :0

About The Book

In modern economic studies, international economics is the most signigicant economics is a separate branch of economics because of typical nature of international trade and economic relations. Moreover, it is an enquiry into ever-changing facts, events and dynamism of the world trade in modern era. It deals with issues, problems and facts of foreign trade and policies the world over a both their positive and normative aspects.
International economics blends both micro and macro economics in the context of trade and economic relations, finance and exchange among nations towards properity, growth and development of global trade and welfare.
The present volume aims at catering to the oft-repeated demand by students and teachers alike for an updated, and modern treatment to the subject of international economics.

 Contents :

  1. THE NATURE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  2. THE CLASSICAL THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  3. GENERALISED THEORY OF RICARDIAN COMPARATIVE COST ADVANTAGE
  4. OPPORTUNITY-COST VERSION OF COMPARATIVE ADVANTAGE PRINCIPLE
  5. HECKSCHER-OHLIN THEOREM MODERN THEORY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  6. FACTOR ENDOWMENT THEORY: REVISITED
  7. RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN THEORIES OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE : AN OVERVIEW
  8. GAINS FROM INTERNATIONAL TRADE
  9. TERMS OF TRADE
  10. TECHNICAL PROGRESS AND INTERNATIONAL
  11. THE RATE OF EXCHANGE
  12. THE BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
  13. INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MOVEMENTS
  14. FREE TRADE VS. PROTECTION
  15. TARIFFS
  16. IMPORT QUOTAS
  17. EXCHANGE CONTROL
  18. MISCELLANEOUS PROTECTION TECHNIQUES
  19. STATE TRADING
  20. INTERNATIONAL GOLD STANDARD
  21. INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
  22. INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
  23. MAJOR ISSUES OF THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY SYSTEM: THE PROBLEM OF INTERNATIONAL LIQUIDITY
  24. THE THEORY OF CUSTOMS UNIONS
  25. THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC COMMUNITY
  26. GENERAL AGREEMENT ON TARIFFS AND TRADE GATT
  27. THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO)
  28. UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT (UNCTAD)
  29. EURO-DOLLAR MARKET
  30. REGIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AMONG DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  31. INDIA`S FOREIGN TRADE
  32. INDIA`S BALANCE OF PAYMENTS
  33. MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS

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About The Author

Professor D.M. Mithani has a Masters Degree in Economics and a Ph.D. in Banking and Finance from the University of Mumbai.

Dr. Mithani has teaching experience of over five decades serving in India at the University of Mumbai and the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS), Mumbai, besides his long-term association with the Universiti Utara Malasiya (UUM) at Malasiya and the Prince of Songkhla University (PSU) (Hatyai) and Thaksai University (Songkhla) at Thailand. He is also Adjunct Professor at Oriental Institute of Management, Vashi, Navi Mumbai. He was an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Indian Economic Association during 1988-1994. He is also having a honoured position of being an Professor Emeritus at the L.J. Institute of Business Management.

Dr. Mithani is a prolific writer. He has contributed widely to many journals, national and international seminars and conferences. He has published over 50 books in the field of Economics and Management. His latest publications include: Beyond Rhythms of Management, Management Economics, International Economics and Global Trade and Finance.

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