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What is GDP measured in?

Asked by justinheckman (23points) February 29th, 2008

does GDP actually have a unit or is it some sort of ratio? How can the number be sobamall of your measuring the how much money was spent in a year, or the current market value of finished goods?

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Currency (like dollars).

GDP is the total market value of all final goods and services produced within a country in a year.

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US GDP was something around $14 trillion last year.

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