What is GDP
How is it measured? Look up on the web GDP per capita by country. How does the US rank? What are the lowest and highest ranking countries? One of the problems with GDP per capita as a measure of well-being is that it tells us nothing about income distribution. The gini index is a measure of income distribution, with lower numbers indicating more equal distribution of income in a country. Look up the Gini index by country. Which countries have the lowest and highest indices? How does the US rank?