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    Gross Domestic Product As Measure Of Economic Well-Being

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    "How is Gross Domestic Product - GDP calculated using the expenditure and the income approach? What are some shortcomings of GDP as a measure of economic well-being? What is the LATEST data for REAL GDP from quarter 2/2009?"

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    GDP is measured using the expenditure approach by adding up all spending:
    Consumption (spending on items such as food and clothing)
    + investment (spending on houses, factories, and so on)
    = ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution calculates gross domestic product calculations. The latest data for real GDP from quarter 2/2009 is determined.