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- Anthem Press 2014; US$ 20.40
‘Ricardo?s Gauntlet? advances a critique of the mainstream economic case for international free trade. While the core of the case for free trade is David Ricardo?s principle of comparative advantage, the book argues that this case relies on a cluster of interconnected and mutually enforcing ‘economic fictions? – economic theories or doctrines that... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The economic debate over free trade versus protectionism is as relevant today as it was in the mid-nineteenth century, when the scathing takedown Sophisms of the Protectionists was first published. French economist Frederic Bastiat meticulously dismantles the arguments in favor of protectionism and unleashes a rousing battle cry in favor of unfettered... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
The term "free trade" is often bandied about by politicians and activists on both sides of the political spectrum -- but what does it really signify? In this concise volume, French economist Frederic Bastiat offers a comprehensive definition of what a market characterized by unconstrained trade looks like. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 33.81
Der internationale Handel ist trotz teilweiser Zollreduktionen im Rahmen der WTO noch immer durch viele sichtbare und verdeckte Eingriffe geprägt. Hierfür fehlt jedoch meist die wohlfahrtsökonomische Begründung. Da freier Handel aus gesamtwirtschaftlicher Perspektive zahlreiche Vorteile birgt, stellt sich die Frage nach möglichen Durchsetzungsmechanismen... more...
- The Spinney Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Globalisation and trade liberalisation has significantly altered Australias trading environment over the past thirty or so years. Historically, Australia used forms of protection such as tariffs and subsidies to raise the price of imports and keep domestic industries competitive, thereby adding to the cost of living as everyone paid extra to... more...
- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
There is no alternative to neoliberal economics - or so it appeared when Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabels Reclaiming Development was published in 2004. While much has changed since, many of the same driving assumptions - monetarism and globalization - remain in international development. Chang and Grabel confront this model head-on, combining... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 129.00
It is an appropriate time to rethink the relationship between trade regionalism and multilateralism in the Asian context as we witness the proliferation of free trade agreements (FTAs) in Asia. In the 1980s and 1990s, many scholars and policymakers believed that Asian integration was market-based, rather than legal-based, and that Asian integration... more...
- University of New South Wales Press 2014; US$ 49.99
From wool and gold to minerals and manufacturing, Trading Nation reviews the history of Australia?s trade and trade policy since Federation. The book tackles a number of key questions that are central to the nation?s future. What is the future of trade in minerals, agriculture, manufacturing and services? How can trade policy help address faltering... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 119.95
Emerging Markets and the Global Economy investigates analytical techniques suited to emerging market economies, which are typically prone to policy shocks. Despite the large body of emerging market finance literature, their underlying dynamics and interactions with other economies remain challenging and mysterious because standard financial models... more...