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N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305585126
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Principles of Economics (MindTap C...

8th Edition
N. Gregory Mankiw
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305585126

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Section
Chapter 3, Problem 2QR
Textbook Problem

Explain how absolute advantage and comparative advantage differ.

Expert Solution
To determine
Comparison between absolute and comparative advantage.

Explanation of Solution

Absolute advantage is the ability to produce a good using fewer inputs than another producer; whereas, comparative advantage refers to the ability to produce a good at a lower opportunity cost than another producer. Comparative advantage is based on the relative opportunity costs...

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