Based on data from the US Metro Economies Report, the New York City area’s GDP is larger than Australia’s and South Korea’s, and is only barely smaller than Canada’s and India’s. The San Francisco Bay Area’s economy is Thailand-sized.
More at The Atlantic.
In response to my post last week, Exxon Mobil Presents: The Atlantic’s Critique of Digg for Accepting BP Ads, The Atlantic’s Jared Keller sent me a note. He gave me the OK to publish it in full as part of the original post. Check it out here.