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Microeconomics

13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617406

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Microeconomics

13th Edition
Roger A. Arnold
ISBN: 9781337617406
Textbook Problem

What exactly allows individuals to consume more if they specialize and trade than if they don’t?

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The role of specialization and trade in increasing individual consumption.

Explanation

Specialization of a product depends on the opportunity cost. If there is a lowest opportunity cost, then the producer has a comparative advantage in production of that good. If a person experiences a comparative advantage in the production of a good, he will specialize on that good...

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