Knowledge Investments Continue To Become A Larger Share Of Total Investments In The USApril 29, 2015
The trend toward knowledge investments and away from traditional investments in fixed assets such as equipment and structures continued in the 1Q in the US. Investment in intangible property products now account 4.1% of GDP. This is the highest percentage on record for this series and a continuation of the upward trend that has been in place since WW2. Structure’s share of GDP decline to 2.8% and equipment’s share of GDP was flat at 5.9%.