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Intra-Industry Trade: Cooperation and Conflict in the Global Political Economy

Cameron Thies and Timothy M. Peterson


This book calls for us to rethink what trade most often looks like and how it shapes global institutions, fostering peace among states. It argues that our understanding of trade has not kept pace with its changing nature in the twenty-first century. Existing models, rooted in Ricardo’s theories, regard trade uniformly as taking place between entities and countries that offer different commodities and operate according to the logic of comparative advantage. Though this type of exchange does take place, intra-industry trade—international trade of the same or similar commodities, in which foreign ... More

Keywords: international trade, international politics, trade composition, intra-industry trade, cooperation and conflict

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780804791335
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804791335.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cameron Thies, author
School of Politics and Global Studies

Timothy M. Peterson, author

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