2. Gains from tradeConsider two neighboring island countries called Felicidad and Bellissima. They each have 4 millionlabor hours available per week that they can use to produce rye, jeans, or a combination of both.The following table shows the amount of rye or jeans that can be produced using 1 hour of labor.Rye(Bushels per hour of labor)Jeans(Pairs per hour of labor)CountryFelicidad20Bellissima16Initially, suppose Bellissima uses 1 million hours of labor per week to produce rye and 3 millionhours per week to produce jeans, while Felicidad uses 3 million hours of labor per week to producerye and 1 million hours per week to produce jeans. Consequently, Felicidad produces 15 millionbushels of rye and 20 million pairs of jeans, and Bellissima produces 8 million bushels of rye and 48million pairs of jeans. Assume there are no other countries willing to trade goods, so, in the absenceof trade between these two countries, each country consumes the amount of rye and jeans itproduces.Felicidad's opportunity cost of producing 1 bushel of rye isopportunity cost of producing 1 bushel of rye iscomparative advantage in the production of rye, andthe production of jeans.of jeans, and Bellissima'sv has aof jeans. Therefore,has a comparative advantage inSuppose that each country completely specializes in the production of the good in which it has acomparative advantage, producing only that good. In this case, the country that produces rye willproducemillion pairs per week.million bushels per week, and the country that produces jeans will produceIn the following table, enter each country's production decision on the third row of the table(marked "Production").Suppose the country that produces rye trades 18 million bushels of rye to the other country inexchange for 54 million pairs of jeans.In the following table, select the amount of each good that each country exports and imports in theboxes across the row marked "Trade Action," and enter each country's final consumption of eachgood on the line marked "Consumption."When the two countries did not specialize, the total production of rye was 23 million bushels perweek, and the total production of jeans was 68 million pairs per week. Because of specialization, thetotal production of rye has increased by million bushels per week, and the total production ofjeans has increased bymillion pairs per week.Because the two countries produce more rye and more jeans under specialization, each country isable to gain from trade.Calculate the gains from trade-that is, the amount by which each country has increased itsconsumption of each good relative to the first row of the table. In the following table, enter thisdifference in the boxes across the last row (marked "Increase in Consumption"). FelicidadBellissimaJeans(Millions ofpairs)Rye(Millions ofbushels)Rye(Millions ofbushels)Jeans(Millions ofpairs)Without TradeProduction484815208ConsumptionWith Trade15208ProductionTrade actionConsumptionGains from TradeIncrease inConsumption

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2. Gains from trade
Consider two neighboring island countries called Felicidad and Bellissima. They each have 4 million
labor hours available per week that they can use to produce rye, jeans, or a combination of both.
The following table shows the amount of rye or jeans that can be produced using 1 hour of labor.
Rye
(Bushels per hour of labor)
Jeans
(Pairs per hour of labor)
Country
Felicidad
20
Bellissima
16
Initially, suppose Bellissima uses 1 million hours of labor per week to produce rye and 3 million
hours per week to produce jeans, while Felicidad uses 3 million hours of labor per week to produce
rye and 1 million hours per week to produce jeans. Consequently, Felicidad produces 15 million
bushels of rye and 20 million pairs of jeans, and Bellissima produces 8 million bushels of rye and 48
million pairs of jeans. Assume there are no other countries willing to trade goods, so, in the absence
of trade between these two countries, each country consumes the amount of rye and jeans it
produces.
Felicidad's opportunity cost of producing 1 bushel of rye is
opportunity cost of producing 1 bushel of rye is
comparative advantage in the production of rye, and
the production of jeans.
of jeans, and Bellissima's
v has a
of jeans. Therefore,
has a comparative advantage in
Suppose that each country completely specializes in the production of the good in which it has a
comparative advantage, producing only that good. In this case, the country that produces rye will
produce
million pairs per week.
million bushels per week, and the country that produces jeans will produce
In the following table, enter each country's production decision on the third row of the table
(marked "Production").
Suppose the country that produces rye trades 18 million bushels of rye to the other country in
exchange for 54 million pairs of jeans.
In the following table, select the amount of each good that each country exports and imports in the
boxes across the row marked "Trade Action," and enter each country's final consumption of each
good on the line marked "Consumption."
When the two countries did not specialize, the total production of rye was 23 million bushels per
week, and the total production of jeans was 68 million pairs per week. Because of specialization, the
total production of rye has increased by million bushels per week, and the total production of
jeans has increased by
million pairs per week.
Because the two countries produce more rye and more jeans under specialization, each country is
able to gain from trade.
Calculate the gains from trade-that is, the amount by which each country has increased its
consumption of each good relative to the first row of the table. In the following table, enter this
difference in the boxes across the last row (marked "Increase in Consumption").
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2. Gains from trade Consider two neighboring island countries called Felicidad and Bellissima. They each have 4 million labor hours available per week that they can use to produce rye, jeans, or a combination of both. The following table shows the amount of rye or jeans that can be produced using 1 hour of labor. Rye (Bushels per hour of labor) Jeans (Pairs per hour of labor) Country Felicidad 20 Bellissima 16 Initially, suppose Bellissima uses 1 million hours of labor per week to produce rye and 3 million hours per week to produce jeans, while Felicidad uses 3 million hours of labor per week to produce rye and 1 million hours per week to produce jeans. Consequently, Felicidad produces 15 million bushels of rye and 20 million pairs of jeans, and Bellissima produces 8 million bushels of rye and 48 million pairs of jeans. Assume there are no other countries willing to trade goods, so, in the absence of trade between these two countries, each country consumes the amount of rye and jeans it produces. Felicidad's opportunity cost of producing 1 bushel of rye is opportunity cost of producing 1 bushel of rye is comparative advantage in the production of rye, and the production of jeans. of jeans, and Bellissima's v has a of jeans. Therefore, has a comparative advantage in Suppose that each country completely specializes in the production of the good in which it has a comparative advantage, producing only that good. In this case, the country that produces rye will produce million pairs per week. million bushels per week, and the country that produces jeans will produce In the following table, enter each country's production decision on the third row of the table (marked "Production"). Suppose the country that produces rye trades 18 million bushels of rye to the other country in exchange for 54 million pairs of jeans. In the following table, select the amount of each good that each country exports and imports in the boxes across the row marked "Trade Action," and enter each country's final consumption of each good on the line marked "Consumption." When the two countries did not specialize, the total production of rye was 23 million bushels per week, and the total production of jeans was 68 million pairs per week. Because of specialization, the total production of rye has increased by million bushels per week, and the total production of jeans has increased by million pairs per week. Because the two countries produce more rye and more jeans under specialization, each country is able to gain from trade. Calculate the gains from trade-that is, the amount by which each country has increased its consumption of each good relative to the first row of the table. In the following table, enter this difference in the boxes across the last row (marked "Increase in Consumption").

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Felicidad
Bellissima
Jeans
(Millions of
pairs)
Rye
(Millions of
bushels)
Rye
(Millions of
bushels)
Jeans
(Millions of
pairs)
Without Trade
Production
48
48
15
20
8
Consumption
With Trade
15
20
8
Production
Trade action
Consumption
Gains from Trade
Increase in
Consumption
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Felicidad Bellissima Jeans (Millions of pairs) Rye (Millions of bushels) Rye (Millions of bushels) Jeans (Millions of pairs) Without Trade Production 48 48 15 20 8 Consumption With Trade 15 20 8 Production Trade action Consumption Gains from Trade Increase in Consumption

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