Here I will share an interesting (well, at least, to me) list of books and articles.
- Acemoglu & Robinson – Why Nations Fail
- Collier, Paul – The Bottom Billion
- Easterly, William – The White Man’s Burden
- Friedman, Milton – Capitalism and Freedom
- Friedman, Milton – Free to Choose
- Gandhi, Mohandas – All Men are Brothers
- Harari, Yuval Noah – Sapiens
- Hayek, Friedrich – The Road to Serfdom
- Kahneman, Daniel – Thinking, Fast and Slow
- Mill, John S. – On Liberty
- Moyo, Dambisa – Dead Aid
- Ripley, Amanda – The Smartest Kids in the World
- Rodrik, Dani – One Economics, Many Recipes
- Rodrik, Dani – The Globalization Paradox
- Sachs, Jeffrey – The End of Poverty
- Sen, Amartya – Development as Freedom
- Stiglitz, Joseph – Globalization and Its Discontents
- Studwell, Joe – How Asia Works
- Yunus, Muhammad – Building Social Business
Academic Articles on Trade Topics:
- Acemoglu, Daron, Simon Johnson, and James Robinson (2002). The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change, and Economic Growth. American Economic Review, 95(3): 546-79.
- Baldwin, R. and J. Harrigan (2011). Zeros, Quality and Space: Trade Theory and Trade Evidence. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 3, 60-88.
- Eaton, Jonathan and Kortum, Samuel. (2002). Technology, Geography, and Trade. Econometrica, 70: 1741–1779
- Eaton, Jonathan, Samuel Kortum, and Francis Kramarz (2004). Dissecting Trade: Firms, Industries, and Export Destinations. American Economic Review, 94(2): 150-154.
- Feenstra, Robert and Kee, Hiau Looi, (2008). Export variety and country productivity: Estimating the monopolistic competition model with endogenous productivity. Journal of International Economics, 74, issue 2, p. 500-518.
- Francisco, Alcalá, and Antonio Ciccone (2004). Trade and Productivity. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 119, Issue 2, 1 May 2004, Pages 613–646
- Frankel, Jeffrey, and Romer, David. (1999). Does Trade Cause Growth?The American Economic Review, 89(3), 379-399.
- Gibson, John, and David McKenzie (2011). Eight Questions about Brain Drains. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 25 (3): 107-28.
- Hall, Robert E. and Charles I. Jones (1999). Why Do Some Countries Produce So Much More Output Per Worker Than Others? The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 114, No.1
- Hayek, Friedrich A. von (1945). The Use of Knowledge in Society. American Economic Review, XXXV, No. 4. pp. 519-30.
- Hummels, D. and Klenow, P. (2005). The Variety and Quality of a Nation’s Exports. American Economic Review, 95(3), 704-723.
- Hummels, David and Peter J. Klenow, (2005). The Variety and Quality of Nation’s Exports. American Economic Review, 95 (2005) 704-723
- Krugman, Paul, (1980). Scale Economies, Product Differentiation, and the Pattern of Trade. American Economic Review, vol. 70(5), pages 950-59
- Melitz, M. and G. Ottaviano (2008). Market Size, Trade, and Productivity. Review of Economic Studies 5: 295-316.
- Rodrik, Dani (1993). Taking Trade Policy Seriously: Export Subsidization as a Case Study in Policy Effectiveness. NBER Working Paper No. w4567
- Verhoogen, E. A. (2008). Trade, Quality Upgrading, and Wage Inequality in the Mexican Manufacturing Sector. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 123 (2), 489-530.