REGIONAL ECONOMIC DATA
REGIONAL DATA -- by state, county and metropolitan area, and economic area -- add texture and depth to national developments. Their sheer volume, especially when provided with industry or other detail, has made electronic media especially popular. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recently released several important regional data products.
In August, BEA released new estimates of gross state product for 1991 and revised annual estimates for 1977-90. These estimates are consistent with the national gross domestic product by industry estimates released in the November 1993 Survey of Current Business and are prepared for both current and constant (1987) dollars for each of sixty-one industries. Summary statistics were in the August issue of the Survey. For information on methodology, availability of unpublished data, and ordering the estimates on diskettes, contact Dick Beemiller, Chief, Gross State Product by Industry Branch, 202-606-5340.
Two major …