GROWTHCLASS

# GROWTHCLASS - 1 1 Economic Growth Â 3 real GDP per year Â 2...

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Unformatted text preview: 1 1 Economic Growth Â¡ 3% real GDP per year Â¡ 2% real per capita GDP per year Â¢ GDP/Pop Â¢ Doubles every 36 years â€“ rule of 72 Â¢ Doubled since 1970 Â¡ PRODUCTIVITY Â¢ Q=Q/L*L Â¢ Q/POP=Q/L*L/POP Â¡ Interrupted but ongoing 2 Growth is Relatively New 3 In the News? 2 4 Course Issues Â¡ Quiz 5 answers/ Wiki Answers Â¡ Investment Game ends at market close on Monday 6/29 Essential Questions/ Review Guide Â¡ Study Groups- ? Â¡ Possible Review Weds 7/1 Â¢ A. 10am B 11am C 1 pm D 2pm Â¡ Course Evaluations Â¢ University, Mine, Post test Â¡ Final Exam Â¢ 40 â€˜fill-inâ€™ 75 multiple choice Â¡ Recession/ Financial Crisis 5 Application -Growth Rates of Real Per Capita GDP Â¡ China in 2000 = U.S. in 1870 1.9 3,940 598 China 1900 1,960 26,460 23,550 34,260 2000 1.16 616 Pak 1900 2.8 1,256 Japan 1890 1.35 4,107 U.K. 1870 1.8 3,347 U.S. 1870 % ch start Â¡ China catch-up 2% v 7% 2008 IMF figures Â¡ (46,859)e ( n*.02 )=(5,933) e ( n*.07 ) -> 46859/5933 = e ( n*.07-.02 ) Â¡->ln(46859/5933)= ln(e ( n*(.07-.02 ) )= ln(7.9)=n*.05=2.067/.05=41.3 years Â¡ US: 46859e(41.3*.02)=107,033 6 If the long-run aggregate supply curve is vertical, how can we have economic growth? Â¢ Shifts right over time Â¢ Production function Â¡ y=f(K,L,tech,natural resources) Â¡ Increase in L, K, tech etc Â¢ Vertical means Y not func of P Â¢ Potential and Actual GDP 3...
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## This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course ECON 103 taught by Professor Lin during the Summer '08 term at Rutgers.

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