Wednesday, May 23, 2012

US vs. Eurozone GDP Per Capita Comparison

Below is a comparison of GDP per capita growth and levels in a selection of European countries vs. the US and Japan.  It's probably surprising to most that Spain has grown GDP per capita faster than the 6 other countries in this sample since 1980.  It's probably even more surprising that Japan has grown this metric (which is a more accurate measurement of individual well being than aggregate GDP) faster than the US or Germany.  

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