1. The table below gives the number of tons of widgets and cogs than can be produced in Country X and Country Y by using the exact same amount of productive resources:
The theory of comparative advantage suggests that under these conditions, Country Y would find it advantageous to
2. Which of the following economic questions must all societies deal with?
3. According to the principle of comparative advantage, worldwide output and consumption levels will be highest when goods are produced in nations where which of the following is true?
4. An increase in U.S. tariffs on foreign-produced steel would probably benefit all the following groups EXCEPT
5. What does a balance-of-trade surplus imply?
6. A barrier to trade in the form of laws forbidding trade in certain goods is called
7. In Adam Smith's view of capitalism,
8. Trade between countries leads to
9. When does the law of comparative advantage indicate that mutually beneficial international trade can take place?
10. Barriers to trade
11. With freely floating exchange rates, a decrease in the value of a nation's currency will
12. What can an increase in U.S. interest rates be expected to do?
13. If Americans decide to buy less Japanese automobiles,
14. Does Cuba, a non-capitalist nation, produce capital?
15. Which of the following would contribute to a U.S. balance-of-trade deficit?