The Chairman's Blog

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

How Mentors and Students Can Help America Win the GDP Race

Who will be the leader of the free world in 30 years? Straightforward answer: Whoever has the biggest GDP. 

Let’s look at the math. The world’s GDP is currently more than $60 trillion. Over the next 30 years, that number is expected to grow to a whopping $200 trillion. And China is supposed to grow at a faster rate than the U.S. over these next three decades. So, whoever gets the most of the $140 trillion wins. It’s really that simple. And while America currently leads the global GDP race, China is the prohibitive favorite for these next 30 years. 

Most Americans believe China is already the world’s leading economic power, even though the U.S. is still far and away the GDP leader, with $15 trillion of the global GDP,  or 25% of the current economic market share. 

Read the complete story around how the Gallup-HOPE Index will change everything, here.


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