Background Note | HBS Case Collection | April 2013

Comparative Advantage

by Matthew Weinzierl

Abstract

The theory of comparative advantage is a factor in international trade. In this note, we introduce the basic economics of comparative advantage and study its key implications.

Keywords: Business and Government Relations; Comparative Advantage; economics; International trade;

Citation:

Weinzierl, Matthew. "Comparative Advantage." Harvard Business School Background Note 713-080, April 2013.