Bureau of Economic Analysis facts for kids

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Bureau of Economic Analysis
Agency overview
Formed January 1, 1972
Preceding agency
  • Office of Business Economics
Headquarters Washington, D.C.
Agency executive
  • Director, J. Steven Landefeld
Parent agency Economics and Statistics Administration
Website www.bea.gov

The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) is an agency in the [United States]] Department of Commerce that has economic statistics like the gross domestic product of the United States. Its stated mission is to "promote a better understanding of the U.S. economy by having the most timely, relevant, and accurate economic data in an objective and cost-effective manner."

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