1. Barriers to trade
2. Which of the following economic questions must all societies deal with?
3. Which of the following would contribute to a U.S. balance-of-trade deficit?
4. 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?
5. Trade between countries leads to
6. A barrier to trade in the form of laws forbidding trade in certain goods is called
7. Does Cuba, a non-capitalist nation, produce capital?
8. If Americans decide to buy less Japanese automobiles,
9. An increase in U.S. tariffs on foreign-produced steel would probably benefit all the following groups EXCEPT
10. What can an increase in U.S. interest rates be expected to do?
11. With freely floating exchange rates, a decrease in the value of a nation's currency will
12. 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
13. In Adam Smith's view of capitalism,
14. When does the law of comparative advantage indicate that mutually beneficial international trade can take place?
15. What does a balance-of-trade surplus imply?