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    GDP per capita in Switzerland

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    I am wondering if GDP per capita in a country like Switzerland can have a low GDP per capita but still have a high standard of living, as compared to say the US GDP per capita. If this were true, what could we say further about GDP per capita.

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    Nothing about the definition of GDP suggests that it is necessarily a measure of standard of living. For instance, in an extreme example, a country which exported 100 per cent of its production and imported nothing would still have a high GDP, ...

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