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Blueprint for Expanded and Integrated U.S. Accounts

Edited by Dale W. Jorgenson and J. Steven Landefeld

in A New Architecture for the U.S. National Accounts

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print July 2006 | ISBN: 9780226410845
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226410876 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226410876.003.0002
Blueprint for Expanded and Integrated U.S. Accounts

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This chapter outlines the key elements of the new architecture of the expanded and integrated U.S. national accounts. This system integrates the U.S. National Income and Product Accounts (NIPAs) with the productivity statistics generated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics and balance sheets produced by the Federal Reserve Board. This chapter also compares the NIPAs with the principal alternative, the international accounting guidelines in the System of National Accounts.

Keywords: U.S. national accounts; NIPAs; productivity statistics; Bureau of Labor Statistics; balance sheets; Federal Reserve Board; System of National Accounts

Chapter.  37006 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Systems

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