Module 04 Written Assignment – The Comparison of the United States and China

Now, it is time for you to test your knowledge of key economic indicators and the effects of economic measurements have on an economy.
The purpose of this assignment is to investigate and to gauge your understanding of key economic indicators by filling out the figure one (1) below and to write up your findings and compare and contrast the United States to that of China.


United States


Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

GDP per Capita

Durable and Non-Durable Goods

Retail Sales

Housing Starts

Unemployment Rate

Inflation Rates


Median Household Average Income

Human Development Index (HDI)

Trade Deficit or Trade Surplus (In millions of dollars)

Figure 1: Compare and Contrast the United States to that of China
Assignment should include the following:

Title page
Introductory paragraph
Completed table inserted into your Word document
Summary of the United States and China
Summary must be at least 250-words or more in length
Conclusion to summarize your findings, and
Reference page (Reference page must be at the end of your paper and on a separate page).