Ricardian model (李嘉图模型)

Ricardian model (李嘉图模型 lǐjiātú móxíng) is the economic model that accounts for international trade by emphasizing comparative advantage instead of absolute advantage between countries.

  • 李嘉图 (lǐjiātú) is the Chinese translation of Ricardian.
  • (mó) as in pattern (模式 móshì), imitating (模仿 mófǎng) or scale (规模 guīmó); (xíng) as in typical (典型 diǎnxíng) or type (类型 lèixíng). 模型 (móxíng) means model, as in model toy (模型玩具 móxíng wánjù).
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