Friday, January 21, 2011

Q: What Do Idaho and Sudan Have in Common?

A: Their GDP.

The Economist recently published these maps showing which countries match the GDP and population of each of the fifty U.S. states.

GDP Map:

Population Map:

When viewed concurrently, these maps reveal once again how wealthy the United States is. The Economist points out that even after all of the auto industry's crisis, Michigan's GDP is still the same as Taiwan.


Now what are we going to do about it?

**check out the interactive online version HERE.


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