# quantity definition

## Definition

### Economics

- A method of defining relative factor abundance based on ratios of factor quantities: Compared to country
*B*, country*A*is abundant in factor*X*relative to factor*Y*iff*X*, where^{A}/Y^{A}> X^{B}/Y^{B}*I*is the quantity of factor^{J}*I*with which country*J*is endowed,*I=X*,*Y*,*J=A*,*B*.