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June 1998

GDP components’ contributions to U.S. economic growth

Thomas Boustead

Rebasing GDP and its components on chained 2001 dollars enhances the role of services as a contributor to economic growth, while diminishing the significance of private investment. Only minor effects are seen on the contributions of net foreign trade and government expenditures

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