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Health care report projects spending to pick up through 2023

...health care spending increasing from $2.9 trillion in 2013 to $5.2 trillion in 2023, while its share of the gross domestic product rises from 17.2 percent in 2012 to 19.3 percent in 2023. Overall, health expenditures will outgain GDP by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/health-care-report-projects-
Labor pains

...spending that it predicted would produce several years of 4 percent economic growth.Average annual growth in real gross domestic product between 2009 and 2012 was 1 percent. Compare that to the 20-year laissez-faire period from 1981 to 2000, where...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-30/labor-pains
Facing the real causes of our slow recovery -- high taxes and red tape

...but costly, recovery. At the national level, this delayed upturn means a permanent loss of the increase in gross domestic product, gain in productivity and employment that would have been realized had the attainable pace of recovery taken place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-30/facing-real-caus
US economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent rate in second quarter

...stronger business investment than first thought.The seasonally adjusted 4.2 percent annual growth rate for the gross domestic product ? the nation's total output of goods and services ? came after the economy had shrunk at a 2.1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-28/us-economy-grew-brisk-42-p
US economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

...harsh winter that disrupted consumer spending, factory production and other business activity.Growth in the gross domestic product, the economy's total output of goods and services, recovered in the second quarter, advancing at an annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-27/us-economy-forecast-grow-1
Brazil's economy slips into a recession

SAO PAULO - Brazil has slipped into recession, with government figures released Friday showing gross domestic product contracting for a second consecutive quarter.The government's IBGE statistics bureau said GDP in the second quarter fell by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-29/brazils-economy-slips-rece
MCG student hunts sickle cell in Africa

...be tracked over time by others.Malawi is among the poorest of nations, ranking 221st out of 228 nations for gross domestic product per person, and 53 percent of the population is below the poverty line, according to the Central Intelligence...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-08-25/mcg-student-hunts-sickle-cel
Commercial real estate outlook shining brighter

...contributed about $376 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product, $120 billion in personal earnings and 2.8...are expected to rise from 4 to 4.1 percent."Gross domestic product should expand closer to 3 percent for the remainder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-08-15/commercial-
The real tax problem

...compliance and collection costs, the corporate income tax produces very little revenue ? just 1.8 percent of gross domestic product in 2013.We agree with the conclusion of the National Bureau of Economic Research's recent report "Simulating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-08-03/real-tax-problem
U.S. power vacuum emboldens Putin

...convinced of the value of our goals. Has our leadership been faulty?While we have spent nearly 5 percent of gross domestic product for our superior military, the Europeans have drawn down to maybe 1.5 percent of GDP for their defense.One...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-03/us-power-vacuum-embolden