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Video: What Is GDP?

Oct 27, 2011

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When people talk about "economic growth" they're usually talking about Gross Domestic Product, better known as GDP.

But what is GDP? How do you measure the whole economy in one number?

To find out the answer, Adam Davidson goes to the grocery store with economist Simon Johnson. This is the first of a series of videos we're doing with Slate.

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