Essays in International Economics / Peter B. Kenen.

Kenen, Peter B. [Browse]
  • Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2019]
  • ©2019
1 online resource (444 pages) : illustrations.


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Written form 1957 through 1978 by one of the foremost authorities in the field of international economics, this collection of Peter Kenen's previously published essays deals with issues in the pure theory of international trade, international monetary theory, and international monetary reform. The essays in Part I, "Trade, Tariffs, and Welfare," concern the roles of tangible and human capital in the determination of trade patterns, the joint determination of demand conditions and trade patterns, the gains from international trade, and the effects of migration on economic welfare.Part II, "International Monetary Theory and Policy," contains essays on the theory of gold-exchange standard, the determination of forward exchange rates, the demand for international reserves, economic integration and the delineation of currency areas, and the process of balance of payments adjustment under pegged and floating exchange rates.The essays in Part III, "Monetary Reform and the Dollar," are arranged in chonological order, from 1963 through 1977, and focus on the problems and progress of international monetary reform and on the functioning of the present international monetary system.Peter B. Kenen is Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance at Princeton University.The Princeton Sereies of Collected Essays provides facsimile reprints, in paperback and in cloth, of important articles by leading scholars.Originally published in 1981.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 20. Jun 2019)
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In English.
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • I . Trade, Tariffs, And Welfare
  • Nature, Capital, and Trade / Kenen, Peter Β.
  • Toward a More General Theory of Capital and Trade / Kenen, Peter Β.
  • Distribution, Demand, and Equilibrium in International Trade: A Diagrammatic Analysis / Kenen, Peter B.
  • On the Geometry of Welfare Economics: A Suggested Diagrammatic Treatment of Some Basic Propositions / Kenen, Peter B.
  • A Note on Tariff Changes and World Welfare / Kenen, Peter B.
  • Migration, the Terms of Trade, and Economic Welfare in the Source Country / Kenen, Peter B.
  • II. International Monetary Theory And Policy
  • International Liquidity and the Balance of Payments of a Reserve-Currency Country / Kenen, Peter B.
  • The Demand for International Reserves / Kenen, Peter B. / Yudin, Elinor B.
  • Toward a Supranational Monetary System / Kenen, Peter B.
  • The Theory of Optimum Currency Areas: An Eclectic View / Kenen, Peter B.
  • Trade, Speculation, and the Forward Exchange Rate / Kenen, Peter B.
  • Floats, Glides, and Indicators: A Comparison of Methods for Changing Exchange Rates / Kenen, Peter Β.
  • Portfolio Adjustment in Open Economies: A Comparison of Alternative Specifications / Allen, Polly Reynolds / Kenen, Peter B.
  • New Views of Exchange Rates and Old Views of Policy / Kenen, Peter B.
  • III. Monetary Reform And The Dollar
  • International Liquidity: The Next Steps / Kenen, Peter B.
  • Financing and Adjustment: The Carrot and the Stick / Kenen, Peter Β.
  • The International Position of the Dollar in a Changing World / Kenen, Peter B.
  • Convertibility and Consolidation: A Survey of Options for Reform / Kenen, Peter B.
  • After Nairobi-beware the rhinopotamus / Kenen, Peter Β.
  • Reforming the monetary system- you can't get there from here / Kenen, Peter Β.
  • International Monetary Relations after Jamaica: An Overall View / Kenen, Peter
  • Techniques to Control International Reserves / Kenen, Peter Β.
  • Debt Relief as Development Assistance / Kenen, Peter B.
  • Index
  • 0-691-61549-7
  • 0-691-65618-5
  • 0-691-19660-5
  • 1132224156
  • 1100451388
  • 10.1515/9780691196602
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