The Mystery of Declining Gross Private Domestic Investment (as % of GDP)

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US Gross Private Domestic Investment (as a percentage of GDP) is lower following The Great Recession that after previous recessions.

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While non-residential private domestic investment is lower than before The Great Recession, it is not too dis-similar from 2004-2007.

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The decline came in residential private domestic investment and we are still suffering today.

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There. Mystery solved. Over-investment is residential from 1995-2005.

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