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Measuring the Nation’s Economy: An Industry Perspective | A Primer on BEA’s Industry Accounts


  • Mary L. Streitwieser

    (Bureau of Economic Analysis)


This paper introduces new users to the basics of the U.S. industry economic accounts. It provides an overview of each of BEA’s industry accounts and how they may be used to answer a variety of questions about the U.S. economy, industry activity, and the flow of goods and services throughout the economy.

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  • Mary L. Streitwieser, 2010. "Measuring the Nation’s Economy: An Industry Perspective | A Primer on BEA’s Industry Accounts," BEA Working Papers 0058, Bureau of Economic Analysis.
  • Handle: RePEc:bea:wpaper:0058

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    • E6 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook

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