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U.S. Economy and Budget
Economic Report of the President
Prepared annually by the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, this publication explains the rationale for the president's budget submitted to Congress. Of particular interest are the tables that cover income, production, and employment in time series. The report is available in PDF format (1995 to the present). For downloadable spreadsheets, choose Statistical Tables
for the year.
U.S. Census Bureau. Economic Census
Undertaken every five years, the economic census gathers data on retail, wholesale, manufacturing, and other business by state and local subdivision.
U.S. Congressional Budget Office
Offers material compiled by a non-partisan office for congressional decision-making. Includes federal budget analysis, economic outlook, analysis of specific topics on housing, health, education, national security, telecommunications, and more.
U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
A mine of current statistical data and reports covering consumer spending, employment, wages, productivity, occupations, international trade, and industries as well as "The U.S. Economy at a Glance."
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