Bureau of Economic Analysis
|Bureau of Economic Analysis|
|Formed||January 1, 1972|
|Preceding Agency||Office of Business Economics|
|Agency executive||Director, J. Steven Landefeld|
|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.
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".
See also 
- "BEA: Mission, Vision, and Values". Bureau of Economic Analysis. Retrieved 2008-06-29.
- Proposed and finalized federal regulations from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
- Brief history of Bureau of Economic Analysis
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