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Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts for the United States

Edited by Albert M. Teplin, Rochelle Antoniewicz, Susan Hume McIntosh, Michael G. Palumbo, Genevieve Solomon, Charles Ian Mead, Karin Moses and Brent Moulton

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/9780226410876.003.0012
Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts for the United States

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This chapter discusses the ongoing efforts of the U.S. Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) to integrate the nation's macroeconomic accounts. It identifies specific items that require joint work by these agencies which include developing additional source material for sectors where information is not available, sharing data sources and methods for estimating missing data and ensuring that sector boundaries are consistent across accounts. This chapter also provides integrated financial and income accounts for 1985–2002, based on official data as of June 10, 2004.

Keywords: macroeconomic accounts; U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; Federal Reserve Board; integrated financial accounts; integrated income accounts

Chapter.  23047 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic Systems

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