|Question||Here are some brain teasers. Can you see why the following are not counted in U.S. GDP?
a. The gourmet meals produced by a fine home chef
b. The purchase of a plot of land
c. The purchase of an original Rembrandt painting
d. The value I get in 2009 from playing a 2005 compact disc
e. Damage to houses and crops from pollution emitted by electric utilities
f. Profits earned by IBM on production in a British factory