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How American cities compare economically to major world nations

This is an interesting infographic on how American cities compare economically to major world nations:

Click to embiggenhttp://www.thewire.com/national/2014/03/how-americans-cities-compare-economically-major-world-nations/358858/

The greater New York metro, far and away America’s largest and richest, is projected to produce $1.4 trillion dollars in GMP in 2014. This makes it about the same size as Australia, equivalent the world’s 12th largest economy.

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5 Comments

  1. Mario DebtBLAG

    I suppose? I mean, I get the point of this… but we’re not islands. It’s not like Chicago could have anywhere near the production it does without shipping things over to New York, or helping to move California passengers from across the country.

    But yes… we make a lot of stuff…

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    1. save. spend. splurge.

      It was just a fun exercise, don’t read too much into it!

      Reply
  2. Steven J Fromm

    I guess Philly is part of New York. Very interesting and thought provoking infographic. Never thought we would be like Austria; just kidding.

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    1. save. spend. splurge.

      Interesting, no?

      Reply
  3. Tania

    I like the way they did the infographic. Very interesting and great visual.

    Reply

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