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11) The Shipbreakers of Alang arouse the ire of Greenpeace

Question : 11) The Shipbreakers of Alang arouse the ire of Greenpeace : 1407669

 

11) The Shipbreakers of Alang arouse the ire of Greenpeace because of

A) India's non-repentant nuclear stance.

B) India's import-competing industrialization policies.

C) the difficulty of avoiding ship accidents between Greenpeace's sailboat and the reconstructed Container ships of Alang.

D) the large amount of pollution associated with the operations at Alang.

E) their competition with capital-intensive industries.

12) The Shipbreakers of Alang represent a perfect example of how a developing country can apply the principles of the Heckscher-Ohlin model, since

A) shipbreaking is generally considered to be a capital-intensive operation and India, being a large country has much capital.

B) shipbreaking is a labor-intensive operation in India, and India has many workers since it is such a large country.

C) shipbreaking is a labor-intensive operation in India, and India's availability of capital per worker is less than that of its trade partners.

D) shipbreaking is a capital-intensive operation elsewhere in the world, and therefore represents a case of a factor intensity reversal.

E) India's climate lends itself to the work involved in shipbreaking.

13) When one applies the Heckscher-Ohlin model of trade to the issue of trade-related income redistributions, one must conclude that North South trade, such as U.S.-Mexico trade,

A) must help low skill workers on both sides of the border.

B) is likely to hurt high-skilled workers in the U.S.

C) is likely to involve higher overall national economic gains that will be greater than any harm done to low-skilled workers in the U.S.

D) is likely to hurt low-skilled workers in Mexico.

E) gives no advantage to the workers in either country.

14) Working conditions for clothing workers in Bangladesh are very poor. If countries refuse to buy clothing from Bangladesh in order to encourage change, the effect is likely to be that

A) firms will be forced to comply and workers will be better off.

B) firms will refuse to comply, but workers will be better off.

C) firms will try to comply and workers will be worse off.

D) firms will try to comply and workers will be better off.

E) regardless of how firms respond, workers will be better off.

 

 

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