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by Matthew Rousu

No one does anything like Gaston. He’s the best! (If you doubt it, just ask him!) In this song, we learn about how Gaston is better than anybody else at just about any task. Economists would say that Gaston has an absolute advantage in production – he can do any of the tasks better than other people. However, that does not mean that Gaston can’t benefit from trading, as comparative advantage is what gives people benefits from trade.

Gaston (from Beauty and the Beast)

Gaston has an absolute advantage

from Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Creator: Kirk Wise, Gary Trousdale
Distributor: Disney
Posted by Matthew Rousu