Calculations for finding real GDP with the given data.
Use the following data to answer problems 1-3 (be sure to provide all calculations).
Real GDP is GDP evaluated at the market prices of some base year.
1.Compute real GDP for 2004 and 2005 using 2004 prices. By what percent did real GDP grow?
2. Compute the value of the price index for GDP for 2005 using 2004 as the base year. By what percent did prices increase?
3.Now find out real GDP for 2004 and 2005 using 2005 prices. By what percent did real GDP grow?
4.Review the GDP information for the past few years from the Bureau of Economic Analysis's Website. Provide a brief summary of the GDP trends over that timeframe and discuss two or three events which may have caused these trends.