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International Trade (Routledge Revivals)
An Application of Economic Theory

ISBN 9780415659192
Published April 7, 2014 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1904, this important economic work explores some of the leading principles underlining the development of international trade. Hobson offered a departure from the conventional treatment of international trade in economic theory, simplifying concepts of free trade, exchange and tariffs and considering the practical application of theory in a manner accessible to the reader.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. The Importance of External Trade  2. The Alphabet of Free Exchange  3. Exchange Between ‘Non-Competing Groups’  4. Nations as Trading Groups  5. Non-Protective Import Duties  6. The Incidence of Protective and Preferential Duties  7. How the Balance of Imports and Exports is Achieved  8. What a Nation Buys and What it Pays With  9. Can Protective Countries "Such" a Free Trade Country?  10. The Mystery of "Dumping"  11. Protection as a Remedy for Unemployment  12. Protection and Socialism

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