200 Years of Ricardian Trade Theory

Challenges of Globalization

  • Ronald W. Jones
  • Rolf Weder

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Ronald W. Jones, Rolf Weder
    Pages 1-15
  3. Part I

  4. Part II

  5. Part III

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-220
    2. David Ricardo
      Pages 233-268

About this book


This book offers a comprehensive and insightful reflection on David Ricardo’s ingenious theory of international trade. Divided into three parts, Part I presents the “birthday boy”, his concept and the many applications and insights that have been derived from it, particularly in modern times. Part II explores in depth important aspects of the Ricardian trade theory through the eyes and experience of leading experts on international trade theory, taking into account the latest research in the field. Lastly, Part III discusses critique and shortcomings of the existing trade theory and proposes future developments in the light of the current globalization challenges.


David Ricardo Comparative Advantage International Trade Ricardian Trade Theory Globalization

Editors and affiliations

  • Ronald W. Jones
    • 1
  • Rolf Weder
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of RochesterRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of BaselBasel, BSSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-60605-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-60606-4
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking