Gross Domestic Product Name:
1. Using the Expenditure Approach analyze each of the following scenarios.
Determine the type of good being purchased and whether it should be counted or not.
If counted, what category(s) will the expenditure will be reflected under?
Evaluate what the net effect will be on GDP.
Expenditure Good C I G X Net
-Final - Durable - Fixed -Export -$↑
-Intermediate - Non-durable - Inventory -Import -$↓
-Resale - Service -Residential -none
$25,000 Toyota Camry Final - - - Export $25,000
produced in US & sold to ↑
woman in Japan.
A Textbook company buys
$5 of paper to use in the
production of a Econ book.
A newly constructed house in
Las Vegas is bought by a
family of five for $300,000.
US Steel Corporation builds a
new manufacturing plant for 1
million dollars in Mississippi.
A High School student buys a
$120 I-Pod at Best Buy.
A recent College Graduate
purchases a ten year old condo
in Del Mar.
Your best friend buys you a
$15 Chia-Pet made in Mexico
as a Holiday gift.
US Federal Government
purchases a Boeing 747 for
19 million dollars.
A sixteen year old buys her
first car, a 4 decades old
Volkswagen Bug for $500.
A New-Car retailer has
$900,000 worth of cars sitting
on his lot ready to sell at the
end of the year.
2. Using the Income approach complete the following table based on the data provided.
Consumption Expenditures 9,710 Consumption Expenditures 10,058
Wages 7,812 Wages 7,432
Government Expenditures 2,674 Government Expenditures 2,883
Exports 1,662 Exports 1,867
Imports 2,370 Imports 2,533
Profits 2,698 Profits 1,668
Rent 40 Rent 44
Investment Expenditures 2,130 Investment Expenditures 2,004
Interest 664 Interest 631
Indirect business taxes 1,055 Indirect business taxes 926
Capital Consumption Allowance 1,720 Capital Consumption Allowance 1,624
Net Income of Foreigners 102 Net Income of Foreigners 78
Income earned but not received 105 Income earned but not received 764
Income received but not earned 676 Income received but not earned 482
(Government Transfer Payments) (Government Transfer Payments)
Personal Income Taxes 4,000 Personal Income Taxes 6,000
Statistical Discrepancy Statistical Discrepancy
GDP (Expenditure approach) GDP (Expenditure approach)
GDP (Income approach) GDP (Income approach)
National Income National Income
Personal Income Personal Income
Disposable Income Disposable Income