Posts Tagged ‘2% GDP growth’

  • GDP...16843_5.2_9209625-gdp

    Unemployment and Economic Growth

    Oct 30, 12 • 136 Views • Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    If anyone ever asks you why economic growth is important, I suggest showing them the following graph from the Washington Post. The goal of the graph is to show how our economy’s actual output, its potential output and unemployment are connected. During...

  • Obama/Biden and Romney/Ryan Issues

    Election Economics: Comparing Economic Recoveries

    Oct 29, 12 • 113 Views • Economic Debates, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Government, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, Regulation, Uncategorized, US Presidential ElectionNo Comments

    Illustrated by this graph from the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, sometimes one orange line can create a huge debate. The thick orange line representing the US recovery from the December 2007-June 2009 recession reflects a tepid ascent next to curves that...