GDP and the Economy: Preliminary Estimates for the Third Quarter of 2006
Real GDP increased 2.2 percent after increasing 2.6 percent, reflecting an acceleration in imports, a larger decrease in residential investment, and decelerations in inventory investment, consumer spending for services, and state and local government spending. Corporate profits picked up.
BEA’s 2006 Research and Development Satellite Account: Preliminary Estimates for 1959–2002 and Effect on GDP and Other Measures
The 2006 R&D satellite account marks another milestone in BEA’s efforts to explore the effects of R&D on the economy. This article summarizes the key findings and discusses the key concepts behind the account.
Annual Industry Accounts: Revised Estimates for 2003–2005
Real economic growth continued to be strong in 2005, mainly reflecting strong growth in the services-producing sector. Thirty-one of the thirty-six services-producing industries expanded in 2005. The goods sector also expanded in 2005.
Upcoming in the Survey...
State Personal Income. Estimates for the third quarter of 2006 will be published in the January Survey.
Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts. BEA and the Federal Reserve Board have developed accounts that relate U.S. economic activity to changes in net worth for major sectors. An article about the accounts will be published in an upcoming Survey.