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THIRD-WORLD COUNTRY: A country with a relatively low standard of living and which lacks the economic development of more advanced industrialized nations like the United States. Most third-world countries are in Africa, Asia, and South America and often rise to newsworthy prominence when they have a famine, are overthrown by a military dictator, or are invaded by a more developed country. They tend to have high rates of population growth and limited success in doing what's necessary to achieve economic growth.

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Lesson 10: Gross Domestic Product | Unit 5: Issues Page: 25 of 25

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  • The importance of GDP as an indicator of addressing the scarcity problem and in the analysis of business cycle instability.
  • Deficiencies in measuring GDP: (1) it is only an indicator that requires interpretation and analysis, (2) it does not measure the distribution of production, and (3) it does not necessarily measure the satisfaction obtained from production.

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The four key assumptions underlying production possibilities analysis are: (1) resources are used to produce one or both of only two goods, (2) the quantities of the resources do not change, (3) technology and production techniques do not change, and (4) resources are used in a technically efficient way.

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