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Lesson: Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Real GDP Growth, Final Estimate Q4 2012, March 28, 2013


Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Real GDP Growth, March 25, 2011

This lesson focuses on the March 25, 2011, third (final) estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (real GDP) growth for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2010, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The current data and historical data are explained. The meaning of GDP and potential impacts of changes of GDP are explored. This lesson will also raise questions about the impact of the current level of growth on the U.S. economy and individuals.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 04/12/2011

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Real GDP Growth, 4th Quarter 2011 (Final Estimate, March 29, 2012)

This lesson focuses on the March 29, 2012, third (final) estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (real GDP) growth for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2011, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The current data and historical data are explained. The meaning of GDP and potential impacts of changes of GDP are explored. This lesson will also raise questions about the impact of the current level of growth on the U.S. economy and individuals.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 04/18/2012

Focus on Economic Data: U.S. Real GDP Growth, Q3 2012, October 26, 2012

This lesson focuses on the October 26, 2012, first (advance) estimate of U.S. real gross domestic product (real GDP) growth for the third quarter (Q3) of 2012, as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The current data and historical data are explained. The meaning of GDP and potential impacts of changes of GDP are explored. This lesson will also raise questions about the impact of the current level of growth on the U.S. economy and individuals.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 11/21/2012