GDP and the Economy: Advance Estimates for the First Quarter of 2007
Real GDP increased 1.3 percent after increasing 2.5 percent, reflecting a downturn in exports, an upturn in imports, a deceleration in consumer spending for nondurable goods, and a downturn in Federal Government spending.
Returns for Domestic Nonfinancial Business
BEA publishes aggregate rates of returns and Q-ratios roughly once a year. In 2006, the rate of return for nonfinancial corporations increased, continuing a trend that began in 2002. For this first time, rates of returns for various industries and industry groups are also presented.
Annual Industry Accounts: Advance Estimates for 2006
U.S. economic growth reflected accelerated growth in both the private services-producing sector and the private goods-producing sector.
Local Area Personal Income for 2005
Personal income in most of the Nation’s 3,111 counties slowed in 2005. Nonmetropolitan counties grew slower than metropolitan counties. Personal income growth in some counties, especially in Louisiana, was significantly affected by natural disasters.
BEA Regional Program Outreach in 2007
BEA’s regional economic accounts provide detailed estimates of gross state product and personal income for states, counties, and metropolitan areas. To help users better understand and use these accounts, BEA participates in various conferences and workshops around the country.
Upcoming in the Survey...
Travel and Tourism Satellite Accounts. Updated estimates for these accounts will be published in the June Survey.
Health Care Studies. Various papers presented at BEA-organized sessions of the annual Allied Social Sciences Association meetings in Chicago will also be published in the June Survey.