Ch 57: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 17.1: Benefits & Issues of International Trade

About This Chapter

The Benefits & Issues of International Trade chapter of this Holt McDougal Economics Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the benefits and issues of international trade. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Benefits & Issues of International Trade textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Benefits & Issues of International Trade chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the international trade topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The theory of comparative advantage
  • How comparative and absolute advantage differ
  • Causes of increasing free trade since 1990
  • The difference between exports and imports

Holt McDougal is a registered trademark of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, which is not affiliated with

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Holt McDougal Economics - Concepts and Choices: Online Textbook Help course