The Growth and Structure of International Trade Since the Second World War

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1985 - 393 pages
This is the first book to present in one volume an empirical account of the growth and changes in international trade since the Second World War and an investigation of the reasons for them. The author analyzes the overall structure of world trade in terms of the main trading. Then as, industrialized areas, the developing areas and the Eastern Block. On the changes in monetary value, he estimates the changes in real magnitudes, and hence the changes in specialization between the groups of countries.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Financial Background
28
Commercial Policy
42
Agricultural Policies Affecting Trade
65
A Theoretical Analysis of Commercial Policy
94
The General Equilibrium Approach to Trade
127
The General Structure of International Trade
147
Technological Gap Theory and the Product Cycle
177
International Direct Investment and Trade
193
Agricultural Commodities
235
Fuels
279
Textiles and Clothing
314
Road Motor Vehicles
346
Conclusion
369
Statistical Series
388
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