Current research topics such as strategic trade policy, endogenous growth and international trade, North-South trade, economic geography models, globalization and core-periphery patterns are treated in extremely clear verbal and graphic terms, including clarification of their mathematical intricacies.
The book is a first rate achievement as it is extremely clear, rigorous, well written , with lots of diagrams, a complete set of references. In addition it has a thorough review of the mathematical passages needed for a full grasping of most internatiomal trade models. And finally it covers topics that are important, new and usually absent from other major textbooks. In sum two thumbs up!