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Scotland secession would weaken Britain

...lands, linked for more than three centuries, are suddenly severed. The United Kingdom, as measured by nominal gross domestic product, is the world's sixth-largest economy. To throw that into turmoil will do no one any good. Even some of...
EU reaches deal to cut emissions

...emissions targets.The EU pledges will carry weight because they come from an economic powerhouse. The combined Gross Domestic Product of EU member states is larger than that of the United States, which has the greatest GDP of any single nation...
Rich Lowry: A stupendous bounty

...Gregg Easterbrook points out that in 2001, Americans spent a greater amount on recreational watercraft than the gross domestic product of South Korea.) In 1910, about a quarter of houses in America had bedrooms accommodating more than three people...
Study says Cook Inlet's oil, gas industry worth $4.7 billion to state

...activity is worth $4.7 billion annually, Northern Economics found. "That is about 10 percent of the state's gross domestic product of $47 billion," Wilcox told Anchorage chamber members. Although the increased employment and business activity...
What others say: A booming economy can solve many problems

...year, good news for hollowed-out local and state governments.The first-quarter 2.9 percent decline in gross domestic product is increasingly looking like a weather-related anomaly. Economists polled by the British newspaper The Guardian...

...percent of the size of the economy, according to the Congressional Budget Office, down from 5.4 percent of gross domestic product 40 years ago.Discretionary spending on nondefense programs has dropped from 3.9 percent in 1974 to 3.4 percent...
Gov.'s budget includes $10.5M toward roads to resources

...the final price tag would likely cost between $2.3 billion and $2.7 billion -- the equivalent of Fiji's gross domestic product. The route DOWL favored spans from a highway near Manley Hot Springs to the Nome-Council Highway, about 500...
Health care dollars rising

...revenue and production forecast," he said.Foster uses the total value of oil produced as a proxy for state Gross Domestic Product since there isn't an official published GDP figure for Alaska and oil production and revenues are so dominant...
Nature's gifts and our public lands

...the global value of 17 fundamental ecosystem services at $33 trillion, nearly twice the value of total global Gross Domestic Product of $18 trillion. Here in the U.S., Dr. David Pimentel and colleagues estimated the annual economic benefit...
Murkowski, Begich weigh in on health care

...ticked off some sobering statistics: "In 2009, health care expenditures are approximately 18 percent of GDP (Gross Domestic Product). Without major reform, health care's share of GDP will rise to 34 percent within 30 years. That's one-third...


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