The Economics Shelf.
Empirical International Trade
Daniel M. Bernhofen, editor
Edward Elgar Publishing
9 Dewey Court, Northampton, MA 01060-3815
9781848443013 $345.00 www.e-elgar.com 1-800-390-3149
Volume 242 of the International Library of Critical Writings in Economics, Empirical International Trade gathers a wealth of scholarly essays by learned economists and mathematicians, evaluating the latest theories and discoveries in the economic venue of international trade. The exhaustively detailed essays are categorized into six main sections: "Empirical Studies on the Heckscher-Ohlin Model", "Testing Comparative Advantage and the Gains from Trade", "Monopolistic Competition and the Gains from Product Variety", "Gravity, Borders and the Growth of World Trade", "The Empirics of Firm and Plant Trade", and "Trade, Networks and Institutions". Extensive tables, calculations, and formulas supplement the expert-level resource of technical discussion and theory, highly recommended for college and graduate school economics libraries.