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Government Documents - Department of Commerce: Bureau of Economic Analysis

Guide to Department of Commerce and its subsidiary agencies. Our holdings cover a wide range of topics including trade, demographics, climate, fisheries, marine science, and many others.

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) was established in 1971 in the Department of Commerce and succeeded the Office of Business Economics. Its mission is to "promote a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic accounts data in an objective and cost-effective manner."

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Government Documents holds many BEA publications, including the following:

Survey of current business (C 59.11:)

Foreign direct investment in the United States (C 59.20:)

SPI: State personal income (C 59.25:)

BEA maintains data about GDP, prices, income, consumer spending, industries, international trade, employment, and other economic topics.

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