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Splitting GDP (Assignment)


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Splitting GDP Assignment

Classroom Activity: This is intended to help students understand how GDP is measured according to the National Spending Approach (also known as the National Expenditures Approach).

Given a list of changes in the economy, students identify which components of GDP are affected according to the National Spending Approach. Students indicate the effect the change has on overall GDP.

You can view the assignment as a Google Doc or download as a PDF.

This assignment is part of MRU’s free, 3-day GDP Lesson Plan, which also includes the related assignment GDP: What's Included? Request the answer key here.

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