An introduction to world economics / Ernest Minor Patterson.


New York : Macmillan, 1947.

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Subjects Economic history.
Histoire économique.
Historia E Situacao Economica.
Historia económica.
Description xv, 704 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1947.
Notes Includes bibliographical references, index and tables.
Contents 1. How many people are there in the world? -- 2. Migration -- 3. The distribution of population -- 4. Population theories and population policies -- 5. Climate -- 6. Land and Power -- 7. Food -- 8. Raw materials -- 9. How people live -- 10. More about how people live -- 11. The relation of resources to people -- 12. Are world resources sufficient for world population? -- 13. The balances of international payments -- 14. Balance of payments of the United States, or Europe, and of Latin America -- 15. Theory of the balance of payments -- 16. Amount and importance of international trade -- 17. Some influences affecting world trade -- 18. Past and possible future of world trade -- 19. Theories of foreign trade -- 20. Theories of foreign trade (continued) -- 21. Controlling foreign trade -- 22. Economic protectionism: Pro and con -- 23. Economic protectionism: Pro and con (continued) -- 24. Commercial agreements and growing difficulties -- 25. Regional and other special agreements -- 26. Amount of foreign investments -- 27. The nature of capital movements -- 28. The United States and foreign investments -- 29. International cartels -- 30. Money and Monetary systems -- 31. Foreign exchange -- 32. Monetary experiences after the First World War -- 33. Monetary Developments after 1930 -- 34. Gold and the gold standard -- 35. Destruction of dislocation? -- 36. First steps towards world organization -- 37. The International Monetary Fund and the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development -- 38. Food and raw materials -- 39. World trade in postwar years -- 40. Concluding observations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)879037
(OCoLC)ocm00879037
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WorldCat Identities Patterson, Ernest Minor, 1879-1969.
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