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    International Trade Relations: How does the Heckscher-Ohlin theory differ from Ricardian thoery?

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    As an international economist you have been asked to prepare a short speech which answers the following questions:

    How does the Heckscher-Ohlin theory differ from Ricardian theory in explaining international trade patterns?
    The Heckscher-Ohlin theory demonstrates how trade affects the distribution of income within trading partners. Explain.
    How does the Leontief paradox challenge the overall applicability of the factor-endowment model?
    According to Staffan Linder, there are two explanations of international trade patterns-one for manufacturers and another for primary (agricultural) goods. Explain.

    Following that speech, the audience asks you to respond to the following question:

    Describe a specific tariff, an ad valorem tariff, and a compound tariff. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each?

    Write the text of your speech and your response to the question as a Word document, including APA citations for all sources you use.

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    Solution Summary

    This essay-style solution is 2000 words with six APA references. The problem discusses how the Heckscher-Ohlin theory differs from Ricardian theory in explaining international trade patterns. It also covers the Leontief paradox in relation to the trade theories. Finally, the problem goes over various tariffs: a specific tariff, an ad valorem tariff, and a compound tariff, and what the advantages and disadvantages of each are.

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