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Thursday, June 23, 2011

GDP Growth since the 50's

Here is a table of average GDP growth,* by presidential administration, since Ike.

PREZ                                Ave GDP Growth (%)   Std  Dev
Ike                                            2.85                        5.33
Kennedy/Johnson                       5.27                         2.95
Nixon/Ford                                 2.83                         4.44
Jimmy                                      3.31                         5.33
St Ronnie.                                3.47                         3.49
Poppy                                      2.16                         2.36 
Billy-Bob                                    3.85                         2.04
Shrub                                       2.03                        2.09 
B. Hoover Obama (to date)        1.54                         2.89

This is Table 1.1.1. Percent Change From Preceding Period in Real Gross Domestic Product,   Seasonally adjusted at annual rates, last revised 6/24/11.

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