(Solution) BUSN115N Week 2 Discussion: Global Trade and Quality of Life

Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 3
  • Lesson
  • Minimum of 1 scholarly source

Initial Post Instructions

It has been said that global trade improves the quality of life. Do you believe that this is true? Are there examples of global trade lessening the quality of life in a particular country or region? Does everyone benefit equally from global trade? Why or why not?

Using research, argue either for or against the statement that global trade improves the quality of life.

Follow-Up Post Instructions

Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • APA format for in-text citations and list of references


This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:


Quality of life is a somewhat vague term and includes many factors such as purchasing power, wealth, physical health status, living environment, and ability to enjoy leisure. There is a subjective component as well – those who are used to living with a very high income for example may report a lower quality of life making $75,000 per year whereas someone who is used to making less than $20,000 per year would report a much higher quality of life with this same income. One of the ways in which quality of life has been enhanced throughout the last 100 years has been the advent of global trade……please click the icon below to purchase full solution at $5