Strategic Trade Policy and the New International Economics

Strategic Trade Policy and the New International Economics

Edited by Paul Krugman




This volume of original essays brings the practical world of trade policy and of government and business strategy together with the world of academic trade theory. It focuses in particular on the impact of changes in the international trade environment and on how new developments and theory can guide our trade policy.

ContentsNew Thinking about Trade Policy, Paul Krugman (Sloan School of Management, MIT) • Rationales for Strategic Trade and Industrial Policy, James A. Brander (University of British Columbia) • Strategic Export Promotion: A Critique, Gene M. Grossman (Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University) • Government Policy and the Dynamics of International Competition in High Technology, Michael Borrus, Laura d'Andrea Tyson, and John Zysman (all at the University of California, Berkeley) • What Should Trade Policy Target?, Barbara Spencer (University of British Columbia) • Credit Policy and International Competition, Jonathan Eaton (University of Virginia) • Industrial Policy: An Overview, Geoffrey Carliner (National Bureau of Economic Research) • Japan's Industrial Strategy, Kozo Yamamura (University of Washington) • U.S. Trade and Industrial Policy, William R. Cline (Institute for International Economics) • Strategic Behavior and Trade Policy, Alvin K. Klevorick (Yale University) and William Branson (Princeton University) • The New Political Economy of Trade Policy, J. David Richardson, (University of Wisconsin) • Trade Policy: An Agenda for Research, Avinash K. Dixit (Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University)


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Paul Krugman

Paul Krugman is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton University and a New York Times columnist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2008.