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International trade and business cycles

Marianne Baxter

International trade and business cycles

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International trade.,
  • Business cycles.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarianne Baxter.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5025, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5025.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51, [18] p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22420085M

    The best-known of the resulting models, the Heckscher-Ohlin theorem H-O [7] depends upon the assumptions of no international differences of technology, productivity, or consumer preferences; no obstacles to pure competition or free trade and no scale economies. Her main research interests and teaching are in the fields of Political Economy, Profitability, Accumulation, International Trade and Growth. As a result, the domestic market will have to import relatively capital intensive products from low income countries. There have been many econometric studies intended to quantify those gains. In its concluding stages, interest rates, wage rates and corporate and income tax rates would become the same everywhere, driven to equality by competition, as investors, wage earners and corporate and personal taxpayers threatened to migrate in search of better terms.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services. It is a process which has ancient origins[ citation needed ], which has gathered pace in the last fifty years, but which is very far from complete. When quotas were banned under the rules of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GATTthe United States, Britain and the European Union made use of equivalent arrangements known as voluntary restraint agreements VRAs or voluntary export restraints VERs which were negotiated with the governments of exporting countries mainly Japan —until they too were banned. This group of professional economists looks at more factors than just GDP growth rates and will also make judgments about when a recession has begun and when one has ended.

    When these occur, prices quickly plummet. Export orders will begin to come from countries with lower incomes. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: Michael P. In its most general form it states that if the price of a good rises falls then the price of the factor used intensively in that industry will also rise fall while the price of the other factor will fall rise. Westport, CT: Praeger, In the world was in the midst of the largest economic downturn since the early s.


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Labour can start to be replaced by capital. In a way, this projection allows Knoop to highlight certain differences among his simplified paradigms. She has a B. Their loans are, however, conditional upon the introduction of economic measures by recipient governments that are considered by the Fund's economists to provide conditions favourable to recovery.

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Like its subject matter, the study of business cycles is itself something of a cyclical phenomenon. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo How much of a decline is necessary before observers will begin to call it a recession is almost always arguable, although there are a few guidelines one can follow.

Other advanced nations have consumers with similar desires and incomes making exporting the easiest first step in an internationalisation effort. This interpretation, by the way, is one of the most persistent misconceptions in the history of economic thought.

The machines that operate these plants often remain in the country where the technology was first invented.

Exchange rates and capital mobility[ edit ] A major change in the organisation of international finance occurred in the latter years of the twentieth century, and economists are still debating its implications.

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The arguments for and against such a policy are similar to those concerning the protection of infant industries in general. International financial stability[ edit ] From the time of the Great Depression onwards, regulators and their economic advisors have been aware that economic and International trade and business cycles book crises can spread rapidly from country to country, and that financial crises can have serious economic consequences.

A reduction in economic activity in one country can lead to a reduction in activity in its trading partners as a result of its consequent reduction in demand for their exports, which is one of the mechanisms by which the business cycle is transmitted from country to country.

But in doing so, he mischaracterizes what the earlier models and disputes were actually about. By the middle ofthe decline of GDP subsided and reversed to positive territory by the third quarter. The resulting theorem states that, on those assumptions, a country with a relative abundance of capital would export capital-intensive products and import labour-intensive products.

A bubble is described as a steady and persistent increase in prices in a market, in this case, in the real estate markets in the United States and abroad. He holds a Ph.

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While his presentation of the newer models is even-handed, he does not conceal his preference for the New Keynesian International trade and business cycles book over the other two paradigms.

Has this book helped you?Documenting International Business Cycles Although business cycles are most commonly used to describe the state of a single country's economy, globalization and the proliferation of regional trade agreements have prompted economists to study common movements of.

We ask whether a two-country real business cycle model can account simultaneously for domestic and international aspects of business cycles. With this question in mind, we document a number of discrepancies between theory and data. The most striking discrepancy concerns the correlations of consumption and output across countries.

Department of Economics, Yale University International Finance b Syllabus Instructor: Costas Arkolakis failures of the law of one price and pricing to market, international business cycles transmission in general equilibrium models, exporter dynamics, short and“International Trade and Business Cycles,” in G.

Grossman and K.Given its scope, the book will benefit all researchers, students, and pdf seeking new explanations for observed phenomena and interested in the mechanisms that give rise to surface economic categories, such as prices, profits, the unemployment rate, interest rates, and .BUSINESS CYCLES AND THE ASSET STRUCTURE OF FOREIGN TRADE* International financial markets are widcly believed to be important for the international transmission of business cycles.

since they determine the extent to which individuals can smooth consumption in the presence of country-specific shocks to income.“The Trade Comovement Puzzle and the Margins ebook International Trade,” Journal of International Economics, JulyVol.

96, No. 2, pp. Additional Resources. Economic Synopses: Synchronization of Business Cycles and the Extensive Margin of Trade; On the Economy: What Matters More for Business Cycles: Global or Regional Factors?