What Is Economic Growth and Development? - Definition, Theories & Indicators


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Economic growth reflects an increase in that country's GDP. GDP stands for:

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1. Economic development is often measured using the:

2. A country's economic growth is best reflected by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Economic growth and development are indications of a country's general economic health. The quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of these indicators and related terminology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will test students on the following:

  • Measures of economic development
  • Purpose of U.S. foreign aid programs
  • Examples of economic growth

Skills Practiced

The following skills will be practiced:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding how a country's economic growth and development is reflected
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding the acronym GDP and interpret it accurately
  • Reading Comprehension- ensure that you can draw the most important information from the related lesson on economic growth and development

Additional Learning

To learn more about economic growth and development, review the accompanying lesson, What is Economic Growth and Development? - Definition, Theories & Indicators. Objectives covered include:

  • Define economic growth
  • Understand economic development
  • Know the causes of economic growth