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Country Analysis Matrix

by: Chastity Boykin

Country Analysis Matrix ECN-220

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Analyzing the macroeconomic status of a country examines the behaviors within a whole economy. In addition to the macroeconomic factors introduced in the reading materials, other components must be...
Introduction to Ecomomics
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Date Created: 08/26/16
COUNTRY ANALYSIS MATRIX                                          1 Country Analysis Matrix: United States vs. China Chastity R. Boykin Grand Canyon University: ECN­220 August 14, 2016   COUNTRY ANALYSIS MATRIX 2 Country Analysis Matrix: United States vs. China China has a comparatively open market wants to trade. Over the past two decades, China  has seen so of its most favorable conditions since the introduction of manufactures into a total  widespread market across the globe. All this has brought China significant prosperity. The  country is now holding in the terms of purchasing power its place as the largest economy in the  world. In the last three decades, they have managed to take second place regarding exports.  Increasing its investments both at home with technology and across the world.  One success behind China's growing trade market and the economy has been that has  become the European Union and the United States second business partner, and it is increasing  even more (European Issues, n.d.). The increased economic growth combined with rapid  monetary growth, and limited external debt has also been a tremendous strength in the success  for China over the last few decades.  While the rise of China's success had been great, it may also be a weakness in the coming years as the country tries to keep up with the speed on its social and political model as the  economic model is still on the rise. China has to decide where is wants to go and how to do that  without letting go of the things it intends to remain the same holding on to is heritage.  A second  risk to the country it the limited amount of resources it is vastly depleting to keep up with its  growing population and economy, with 90 percent of the countries river banks polluted this is a  problem that will need to be confronted soon if they wish to remain in the running with their  fellow partners. COUNTRY ANALYSIS MATRIX 3 Economic Metric United States China 55,805.20 14,107.43 Per Capita GDP Misery Index 5.40 5.5 GINI Index 45.0 46.9 Economic Freedom 75.4 52.0 Index Overall Ranking Human Development Index 0.915 0.727 Overall Ranking Current Account -         $293,200,000,00 Balance $484,100,000,000 Budget Balance as % of -2.4% -2.6% GDP COUNTRY ANALYSIS MATRIX 4 Country Analysis Matrix COUNTRY ANALYSIS MATRIX 5 References America's misery index: A presidential ranking. (2016). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from­chart­13 CHINA'S FUTURE. (2014). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from­china­becomes­again­worlds­largest­ economy­it­wants­respect­it­enjoyed­centuries­past­it­does­not Contact CIA. (n.d.). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from­world­factbook/fields/2222.html COUNTRY COMPARISON :: CURRENT ACCOUNT BALANCE. (n.d.). Retrieved August  14, 2016, from­world­ factbook/rankorder/2187rank.html COUNTRY COMPARISON :: DISTRIBUTION OF FAMILY INCOME ­ GINI INDEX. (n.d.).  Retrieved August 14, 2016, from­world­ factbook/rankorder/2172rank.html Country Rankings. (n.d.). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from European Issues and Interviews. (n.d.). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from http://www.robert­­issues/0235­china­s­strengths­and­weaknesses GDP Per Capita (PPP), US Dollars Data for All Countries. (n.d.). Retrieved August 14, 2016,  from­statistics/economic­ indicators/GDP_Per_Capita_PPP_US_Dollars/ Human Development Reports. (n.d.). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from COUNTRY ANALYSIS MATRIX 6 Reflections on the Misery Index. (2014). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from­misery­index United States Misery Index. (n.d.). Retrieved August 14, 2016, from


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