“gdp” Charts

Mandela's Unknown Revolution: Africa's Biggest Economy »

While many know the first fully-democratically-elected president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, as a champion of equality and civil justice,…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 249
Score: 9

Think China's Economy is a Big Success Story? Think Again. »

There have been a bunch of misleading stories about China “overtaking” the United States in economic output. But GDP is…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 247
Score: 5

Are Tax Cuts A Good Thing? »

Republicans often claim that tax cuts, particularly for the wealthy, will boost the economy so much that they will pay…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 154
Score: 4

World's Billionaires Wealth vs Countries' GDP »

According to the Forbes, aggregate wealth of 1645 world's billionaires, which totals in $6.4 trillion as of March 2014, is…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 90
Score: 4

Is the Worst of the Global Recession Over? Not Quite. »

The gross world product is the sum of the GDPs of all countries, which typically includes levels of consumption, investment,…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 140
Score: 3

Federal Government: Much Smaller in Canada »

Canadian federal spending fell to 15.1 percent of GDP in 2013 and is projected to decline to 14.0 percent by…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 849
Score: 3

America and China GDP Growth: 1970-2014 »

A popular conservative talking point is that China is "eating our lunch." According to GDP growth percentages, China is growing…

michaelepelosi.mp
by: michaelepelosi.mp
views: 394
Score: 2

The Global Cost of Climate Change »

Extreme weather is costing the world $1.2 trillion a year, wiping 1.6% from global GDP—and it will only get worse.…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 342
Score: 2

Emerging GDPs Overtaking Developed Counterparts »

2012 saw a rough equalization of the GDPs between emerging market economies and those of the developed world. The financial…

Worldwatch Institute
by: Worldwatch Institute
views: 126
Score: 2

The Costs of Our Overseas Military Presence »

Americans have long been frustrated by inequitable burden sharing, with many of our wealthy allies spending a fraction of what…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 580
Score: 2

The Truth About Global Government Spending »

Following the 2008 financial crisis, many pundits claimed that a major cause of the persistent worldwide economic recession was the…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 155
Score: 1

The Cost of Fighting Climate Change »

President Obama recently unveiled a proposal to cut carbon emissions by forty percent from their 2005 levels. The plan is…

Noah
by: Noah
views: 63
Score: 1

What If Churchill Led the Fight Against Climate Change? »

Compared to the Second World War, the economic reorientation needed to fight climate change is modest. Great Britain devoted more…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 231
Score: 1

Federal Spending Remains Flat »

The CBO released its new budget outlook today. The chart below shows total federal spending since 2000. Spending was way…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 79
Score: 1

Bernanke's View of Fiscal Policy »

Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke stated that 'except for in 2009, we’ve had very tight fiscal policy'. In Keynesian economics,…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 136
Score: 1

Enjoying Low Oil Prices? These Countries Aren't. »

You might be noticing that the cost of filling up the tank has fallen substantially as of late. While this…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 61

The Porn Industry Is Bigger Than You Think »

The porn industry is a massive entity, with over three thousand dollars being spent on internet porn every second. Amazingly,…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 327

The Timeline of America's Debt »

By the start of 2015, America's total national debt exceeded 18 trillion dollars, and it continues to grow by billions…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 94

Health Spending in Select Countries (2008) »

Spending a portion of GDP on healthcare is normal practice. However, the US, despite many accusations on its healthcare policy,…

rbukhari
by: rbukhari
views: 2

The Prospect of Growth Around The Globe »

According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, the world economy is projected to grow at a rate of 2.9 percent for…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 101

If the Midwest Were A Country... »

The Midwest, which includes 12 states from Ohio and Michigan over to Kansas and North Dakota, has a population roughly…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 68

The Pessimists Club: Which Nations See Darker Times Ahead? »

After the economic hardships their country has seen, Greeks certainly have reason to to be cautious, but according to the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 107

The Optimists Club: Which Nations Expect Better Times Ahead? »

According to the Pew Research Center, "The countries with the rosiest views of the next year are those with emerging…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 45

The current state of the US economy in one chart »

America’s got record-high GDP output but with 227,000 fewer workers. The fact that we have been able to greatly expand…

AEI
by: AEI
views: 297

Private Investment: The Critical Aspect Of GDP »

Private investment is the most important contributor to GDP growth in our economy. A statistical analysis from the Bureau of…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 139

Look to the North for Fiscal Reform »

From 1995 to 1998, Canada turned its $32 billion federal deficit into a $2.5 billion surplus. Canada's federal spending as…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 48

A Decade of GDP Growth: How Are We Doing? »

An estimated $1,250 billion was spent by the U.S. on Iraq and Afghanistan operations alone. Most major economic regions experienced…

Lawrence D.
by: Lawrence D.
views: 37

Countries on the Cusp of Technological Innovation »

Technological and scientific advancement is an expensive venture. In order to stay ahead of the curve, many countries invest a…

Stephen Ostermiller
by: Stephen Ostermiller
views: 53

Save the Animals, Save Tourism, Save the Economy? »

Hosting over 1 million visitors a year, Tanzania earns a almost 20 percent of its GDP from tourism. This makes…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
views: 225

U.S. Allies Need to Step Up Their Own Defense »

American taxpayers have been subsidizing the defense of European allies for too long. And they have reacted as one would…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 584

US Economy Falters in First Quarter of 2014 »

Recent data by the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that the United States’ economy contracted for the first time in…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 70

Iran, Stable but Miserable »

Since Hassan Rouhani became Iran's President last year, the country's economic outlook has improved, but the Misery Index (the sum…

Cato Institute
by: Cato Institute
views: 53

Economic & Population Growth After Christ »

The question of ancient and pre-modern economic growth is of high interest among many researchers.

Angus Maddison, emeritus professor at…

Knoema
by: Knoema
views: 52

Workforce Moms' Economic Superboost Wearing Off »

The heavy addition of women into the regular workforce generated serious benefits, to tune of 1.7 trillion GDP. "We recommend…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 122

Mexico's Growth, or Lack Thereof »

Although Mexico's economy was on the right track, neoliberal economic policies that began in the 1980's - and then NAFTA,…

CEPR
by: CEPR
views: 61

Russia's Economy Has Slowed »

Russia's economy experienced robust growth in 2010 and 2011, but the growth was tied in large part to the price…

The Heritage Foundation
by: The Heritage Foundation
views: 77
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