Reply to post: Dear Donald,

Trump's new thought bubble: Make Apple manufacture in the USA


Dear Donald,

Comparative advantage.

David Ricardo came up with that little concept in 1817 to explain why countries engaged in cross-border trade even if one was better at everything than another.

I know you're going to "Make America Great Again", but you're not going to do it by forcing American companies to become less efficient and distorting the efficient allocation of resources.

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