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Product Description: Ranking among the most distinguished economists and scholars of his generation, Jacob Viner is best remembered for his work in international economics and in the history of economic thought. Mark Blaug, in his Great Economists Since Keynes (Cambridge, 1985) remarked that Viner was "quite simply the greatest historian of economic thought that ever lived...read more

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9780691630656 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Ranking among the most distinguished economists and scholars of his generation, Jacob Viner is best remembered for his work in international economics and in the history of economic thought.
9780691042664 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 1, 1991, cover price $77.50 | About this edition: Ranking among the most distinguished economists and scholars of his generation, Jacob Viner is best remembered for his work in international economics and in the history of economic thought.

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9780691600833 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Ranking among the most distinguished economists and scholars of his generation, Jacob Viner is best remembered for his work in international economics and in the history of economic thought.

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Product Description: Growing international trade has helped lift living standards around the world, and yet free trade is always under attack. Critics complain that trade forces painful economic adjustments, such as plant closings and layoffs of workers, and charge that the World Trade Organization serves the interests of corporations, undercuts domestic environmental regulations, and erodes America's sovereignty...read more

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9780691088433 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Free trade is placed under the microscope and examined, with a particular emphasis on recent protests and movements against this powerful economic philosophy.

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9780691166254 | 4th edition (Princeton Univ Pr, June 30, 2015), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Growing international trade has helped lift living standards around the world, and yet free trade is always under attack.
9780691143156 | 3 edition (Princeton Univ Pr, July 20, 2009), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Growing international trade has helped lift living standards around the world, and yet free trade is always under attack.
9780691122472 | 2 edition (Princeton Univ Pr, March 7, 2005), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Growing world trade has helped lift living standards around the world, and yet free trade is always under attack by opponents.
9780691116341 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: The 1990s began with fears of a "great sucking sound" of jobs lost due to the North American Free Trade Agreement and ended with opponents of the World Trade Organization taking to the streets in the "Battle of Seattle.

Miscellaneous:

9781400830954 | 3 edition (Princeton Univ Pr, August 4, 2009), cover price $22.95

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Product Description: The extreme protectionism that contributed to a collapse of world trade in the 1930s is examined in light of the recent economic crisis.The recent economic crisis―with the plunge in the stock market, numerous bank failures and widespread financial distress, declining output and rising unemployment―has been reminiscent of the Great Depression...read more

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9780262016711 | Mit Pr, October 21, 2011, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The extreme protectionism that contributed to a collapse of world trade in the 1930s is examined in light of the recent economic crisis.

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Product Description: The Smoot-Hawley tariff of 1930, which raised U.S. duties on hundreds of imported goods to record levels, is America's most infamous trade law. It is often associated with--and sometimes blamed for--the onset of the Great Depression, the collapse of world trade, and the global spread of protectionism in the 1930s...read more

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9780691150321 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 24, 2011, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The Smoot-Hawley tariff of 1930, which raised U.

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Product Description: This book is part of a wider project that aims to propose a model GATT that makes good economic sense without undoing its current basic structure. It asks: What does the historical record indicate about the aims and objectives of the framers of the GATT? To what extent does the historical record provide support for one or more of the economic rationales for the GATT? The book supports that the two main framers of the GATT were the United Kingdom and the United States; developing countries' influence was noticeable only after the mid-1950s...read more

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9780521515610 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2008, cover price $114.99 | About this edition: This book is part of a wider project that aims to propose a model GATT that makes good economic sense without undoing its current basic structure.

Paperback:

9780521142069 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 29, 2009), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: This book is part of a wider project that aims to propose a model GATT that makes good economic sense without undoing its current basic structure.

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9780876094167 | Council on Foreign Relations, September 1, 2008, cover price $10.00

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Product Description: About two hundred years ago, largely as a result of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, free trade achieved an intellectual status unrivaled by any other doctrine in the field of economics. What accounts for the success of free trade against then prevailing mercantilist doctrines? And how well has free trade withstood various theoretical attacks that have challenged it since Adam Smith's time? In this readable intellectual history, Douglas Irwin explains how the idea of free trade has endured against the tide of the abundant criticisms that have been leveled against it from the ancient world and Adam Smith's day to the present...read more

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9780691011387 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 1, 1996, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: About two hundred years ago, largely as a result of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, free trade achieved an intellectual status unrivaled by any other doctrine in the field of economics.

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9780691058962 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, December 22, 1997), cover price $46.00 | About this edition: About two hundred years ago, largely as a result of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations, free trade achieved an intellectual status unrivaled by any other doctrine in the field of economics.

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Product Description: This collection of papers by former students and colleagues celebrates the profound impact that Jagdish Bhagwati has had on the field of international economics over the past three decades. Bhagwati, who is the Arthur Lehman Professor of Economics at Columbia University, has made pathbreaking contributions to the theory of international trade and commercial policy, including immiserizing growth, domestic distortions, economic development, and political economy...read more
By Jagdish N. Bhagwati (editor), Robert C. Feenstra (editor), Gene M. Grossman (editor) and Douglas A. Irwin (editor)

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9780262061865 | Mit Pr, August 1, 1996, cover price $12.75 | About this edition: This collection of papers by former students and colleagues celebrates the profound impact that Jagdish Bhagwati has had on the field of international economics over the past three decades.

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Product Description: The author argues that a tax on imports commensurately creates a tax on exports, and that trade imbalances reflect capital flows between countries.

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9780844770796 | Aei Pr, June 1, 1996, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The author argues that a tax on imports commensurately creates a tax on exports, and that trade imbalances reflect capital flows between countries.

Product Description: A study of the growth of international trade from the 15th through to the 17th century. This collection of articles examines topics such as the emergence of new world trade routes, trade in particular goods and commodities, European trade policies and mercantilism. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Douglas A. Irwin (editor)

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9781852789893 | Edward Elgar Pub, February 1, 1996, cover price $455.00 | About this edition: A study of the growth of international trade from the 15th through to the 17th century.

Product Description: This text uses the experience of the US-Japanese VIE (mandate that a country import a specific amount of specific foreign goods) to argue that they are arbitrary, anticompetitive and discriminatory. It ties in some trade problems with the US capital account surplus, fiscal deficit and investment...read more

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9780844738789 | Aei Pr, July 1, 1994, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This text uses the experience of the US-Japanese VIE (mandate that a country import a specific amount of specific foreign goods) to argue that they are arbitrary, anticompetitive and discriminatory.

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9780844738796 | Aei Pr, July 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This text uses the experience of the US-Japanese VIE (mandate that a country import a specific amount of specific foreign goods) to argue that they are arbitrary, anticompetitive and discriminatory.

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