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Issues Related to Treating R&D as Investment in BEA's Regional Accounts


  • G. Andrew Bernat, Jr.

    (Bureau of Economic Analysis)


This paper presents an analysis of regional issues related to treating R&D as an investment . It provides experimental estimates of the impact on gross domestic product by state of the new treatment of R&D. It also discusses several important conceptual and methodological issues pertaining to these estimates.

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  • G. Andrew Bernat, Jr., 2007. "Issues Related to Treating R&D as Investment in BEA's Regional Accounts," BEA Papers 0086, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
  • Handle: RePEc:bea:papers:0086

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    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General


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