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Learning some definitions related to National Income Accounting
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In this lesson, we discussed some important economic definitions such as economic territory, resident, citizen.

Samridhi Goyal
Engineer, MBA , Appeared in CSE interview

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Ma’am mp psc pre-2019 ke liye MCQ ke liye online source Kya hai?and I’m making notes of materials u r providing for current affairs.that would be enough for next year prelims? Thank u😊

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  3. IMPORTANT DEFINITIONS What is an Economic territory? vWho is a citizen? Who is a resident? Difference between resident and citizen? National Product Domestic Product

  4. What is an Economic territory? A geographical territory Administered by a government. within which persons, goods, and capital " circulate freely. Above implies that those parts of the political frontiers of a country where the government of India, does not enjoy the above "freedom" are not to be included in economic territory of that country.

  5. WHAT IS ECONOMIC TERRITORY? . Example: Embassy of U.S.A in India. Government of India does not enjoy the above freedom in the foreign embassies located within India. So, these are not treated as a part of economic territory of India. . They are treated as part of the economic territories of their respective countries. USA embassy in India is a part of economic territory of the USA. Similarly, the Indian embassy in Washington is a part of economic territory of India.

  6. WHAT IS AN ECONOMIC TERRITORY? Scope covers: .Political frontiers including territorial waters and air space. . Embassies,consulates, military bases located abroad but excluding those located within t political frontiers Ships, aircrafts operated by the residents between two or more countries Fishing vessels, oil and natural gas rigs operated by the residents in the international waters or other areas over which the country enjoys the exclusive rights or jurisdiction

  7. What is the difference between citizen and resident? Citizenship is a legal concept based on the place of birth of the person or some legal provisions allowing a person to become a citizen Residentship is an economic concept based on the economic activities performed by a person.

  8. t is the difference between citizen and resident? A resident whether a person or an institution is one whose centre of economic interest lies in the economic territory of the country in which he lives. That is NRI are citizens of India but their economic interest lies in other countries( an engineer working in US thus its economic interest is in US)