Learn about the balance of payments (BOP) in this video that explores the current account for the United States in 2011. Topics include what is included in the current account balance and what a current account deficit is. Created by Sal Khan.
Learn about the balance of payments (BOP) by taking a look at the BOP for the United States in 2006 and how it relates to China's currency. Created by Sal Khan.
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory economics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters.Changes made in Principles of Macroeconomics 2e are described in the preface and the transition guide to help instructors transition to the second edition.
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Explain the connection between trade balances and financial capital flows
Calculate comparative advantage
Explain balanced trade in terms of investment and capital flows