Bureau of Economic Analysis
|Formed||January 1, 1972|
|Preceding Agency||Office of Business Economics|
|Agency executive||Director, Brian C. Moyer|
|Parent agency||Economics and Statistics Administration|
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. BEA produces some of the most closely watched economic statistics that influence decisions of government officials, business people, and individuals.
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".
- Title 15 of the Code of Federal Regulations
- Bureau of the Census
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Consumer Leverage Ratio
- Survey of Current Business, the monthly publication of the BEA that includes their official statistics
- Official website
- Bureau of Economic Analysis in the Federal Register
- Brief history of Bureau of Economic Analysis
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