Bureau of Economic Analysis


Bureau of Economic Analysis

Infobox Government agency
agency_name = Bureau of Economic Analysis



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formed = January 1, 1972
preceding1 = Office of Business Economics
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headquarters = Washington, D.C.
employees =
budget =
chief1_name = Director
chief1_position = J. Steven Landefeld
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chief2_position =
parent_agency = Economics and Statistics Administration
website = [http://www.bea.gov www.bea.gov]
footnotes =
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. 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".cite web|url=http://www.bea.gov/about/mission.htm|title=BEA: Mission, Vision, and Values|publisher=Bureau of Economic Analysis|accessdate=2008-06-29]

ee also

*Bureau of the Census
*Bureau of Labor Statistics

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