1: What is the basis of Ecuador s comparative advantage in the production of roses? 2: Most Ecuadorean roses are sold in the United States or Europe. Who in these countries benefits from the importation of Ecuadorean roses, and how do they benefit? Who loses? Do you think the benefits outweigh the costs? 3: How should developed nations respond to reports of poor working conditions in this industry? Should importers in some way certify Ecuadorean producers, only importing from those who adhere to strict labor and environmental standards?
What is the basis of Ecuador s comparative advantage in the production of roses?