Comparative Costs Revisited
The theory of comparative advantage is the oldest – and most fundamental – principle in international economics. Its empirical significance, however, changes with the times. Given the intensification of the forces of globalisation, the importance of comparative costs should now be revisited in order to consider dynamic changes in the global economy, the connection between a country’s comparative advantage and a firm’s competitive advantage, and the effects on more developed countries of trade with less developed countries.
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Volume (Year): 1 (1998)Handle:
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Related researchKeywords: Dynamic comparative advantage
; competitive advantage
; earnings inequality.
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