Bureau of Economic Analysis

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Bureau of Economic Analysis
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Agency overview
Formed January 1, 1972
Preceding Agency Office of Business Economics
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Agency executive Director, J. Steven Landefeld
Parent agency Economics and Statistics Administration
Website www.bea.gov

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is an agency in the United States Department of Commerce that provides important economic statistics including the gross domestic product of the United States. BEA is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System.

Its stated mission is to "promote a better understanding of the U.S. economy by providing the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic data in an objective and cost-effective manner".[1]

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  1. ^ "BEA: Mission, Vision, and Values". Bureau of Economic Analysis. Retrieved 2008-06-29. 

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