Business Statistics of the United States: Patterns of Economic Change
Cornelia J. Strawser, Mary Meghan Ryan, Katherine A. Debrandt
Rowman & Littlefield, 2008 - Business & Economics - 633 pages
Business Statistics of the United States is a comprehensive and practical collection of data relevant to the nation's economic performance since World War II. It provides up to 77 years of annual data in regional, demographic, and industrial detail for key indicators such as gross domestic product, personal income, spending, saving, employment, unemployment, the capital stock, and more. This publication far surpasses the Economic Report of the President in providing historical data and valuable information about definitions, sources, methods, and current statistical controversies that are essential for understanding and comparing economic measures. This updated edition includes New data from Bureau of Economic Analysis on business rates of return and "Q-ratio", Consumer price index for consumers 62 years of age and older, New Federal Reserve current data on real interest rates and interest rate "swaps", Price index for resales of existing homes as well as resales and refinancings combined, Analysis of the upcoming switch in the definition of hourly earnings in the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly survey.
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1st quarter 1st quarter 2nd 2nd quarter 3rd 3rd quarter 4th adjusted annual rates aggregate assets average Billions of dollars Business Statistics CCAdj Census Census Bureau Chapter civilian Compensation of employees components Consumer Price Index corporate cost debt Durable earnings Economic employment Employment Cost Index equipment estimates excluding Exports February Federal Reserve fixed investment foreign Gross domestic product gross investment Gross operating surplus Hispanic household includes income and product inventories January labor force manufacturing measures ment monthly NAICS Industry national income NIPA Table Nondurable nonfarm payrolls nonfinancial notes and definitions October output Personal consumption expenditures personal income poverty thresholds Producer Price Index product accounts purchases quarter 3rd quarter quarter 4th quarter quarterly data ratio revisions seasonally adjusted annual sector September shown taxes tion Total Total turing U.S. Department U.S. residents United wages and salaries