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Nonetheless, the distinction between international trade and international money is useful. The first half of this book covers international trade issues. Part One (Chapters 2 through 7) develops the analytical theory of international trade, and Part Two (Chapters 8 through 1 1) applies trade theory to the analysis of government policies toward trade. The second half of the book is devoted to international monetary issues. Part Three (Chapters 1 2 through 1 7) develops international monetary theory, and Part Four (Chapters 1 8 through 22) applies this analysis to international monetary policy.
And it is indeed true that a growing share of the market for winter roses in the United States is being supplied by imports flown in from South America. But is that a bad thing? The case of winter roses offers an excellent example of the reasons why international trade can be beneficial. Consider first how hard it is to supply American sweethearts with fresh roses in February.
4 C H A PT E R 1 Introduction The subject matter of international economics, then, consists of issues raised by the special problems of economic interaction between sovereign states. Seven themes recur throughout the study of international economics: the gains from trade, the pattern of trade, protectionism, the balance of payments, exchange rate determination, international policy coordination, and the international capital market. The Gai n s from Trade Everybody knows that some international trade is beneficial-nobody thinks that Norway should grow its own oranges.