Reading 17. International Trade and Capital Flows
Why should I choose AnalystNotes?
Simply put: AnalystNotes offers the best value and the best product available to help you pass your exams.
Learning Outcome Statements
|Reading 17. International Trade and Capital Flows|
|1. GDP vs. GNP|
a. compare gross domestic product and gross national product;
|2. International Trade|
b. describe benefits and costs of international trade;
c. distinguish between comparative advantage and absolute advantage;
d. explain the Ricardian and Heckscher-Ohlin models of trade and the source(s) of comparative advantage in each model;
|3. International Trade Restrictions and Agreements|
e. compare types of trade and capital restrictions and their economic implications;
f. explain motivations for and advantages of trading blocs, common markets, and economic unions;
g. describe common objectives of capital restrictions imposed by governments;
|4. The Balance of Payments|
h. describe the balance of payments accounts including their components;
i. explain how decisions by consumers, firms, and governments affect the balance of payments;
|5. Trade Organizations|
j. describe functions and objectives of the international organizations that facilitate trade, including the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Trade Organization.