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ASERL Centers for Excellence at Duke University: Bureau of Economic Analysis

Information related to collections developed as part of Duke's participation in the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries' (ASERL) Collaborative Federal Depository Program (CFDP)

About the Bureau of Economic Analysis

The Bureau of Economic Analysis, part of the Department of Commerce under the Economics and Statistics Administration, was founded in 1972 and is classified under the SuDoc number C 59. The following information comes from the relevant entry in the United States Government Manual

"The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) provides the most accurate, relevant, and timely economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner. BEA's economic statistics offer a comprehensive picture of the U.S. economy. BEA prepares national, regional, industry, and international accounts that present essential information on such issues in the world economy.

BEA's national economic statistics provide a comprehensive look at U.S. production, consumption, investment, exports and imports, and income and saving. The international transactions accounts provide information on trade in goods and services (including the balance of payments and trade), investment income, and government and private finances. In addition, the accounts measure the value of U.S. international assets and liabilities and direct investment by multinational companies.

The regional accounts provide data on total and per capita personal income by region, State, metropolitan area, and county, and on gross State product. The industry economic account provides a detailed view of the interrelationships between U.S. producers and users and the contribution to production across industries."

BEA Documents at Duke University Libraries



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