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Background Materials for the May 13, 2005, Advisory Committee Meeting

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Welcome and Update on BEA Activities

  • Measuring the Education Function of Government, by Michael S. Christian and Barbara M. Fraumeni | PDF

Report on National Research Council (NRC) Study on Nonmarket Accounts

  • Executive Summary of NRC report Beyond the Market: Designing Nonmarket Accounts for the United States | HTM (links to National Academies Web site)
  • Entire NRC report | HTM (links to National Academies Web site)

Revision of International Guidelines

  • SNA Advisory Expert Group meetings | HTM (links to United Nations Web site)
  • Revision of the Fifth Edition of Balance of Payments Manual:  Technical Expert Groups | HTM (links to International Monetary Fund Web site)

Preliminary Results from BEA/Bureau of Labor Statistics Project on Inter-area Prices

  • Report on Interarea Price Levels, by Bettina H. Aten | PDF

BEA/National Science Foundation R&D Project

  • Topics for discussion | PDF
  • R&D in U.S. National Accounts, by Barbara M. Fraumeni and Sumiye Okubo | PDF
    See also: R&D in the National Income and Product Accounts: A First Look at its Effect on GDP, by Barbara M. Fraumeni and Sumiye Okubo | PDF
  • International Trade and Economic Growth: A Possible Methodology for Estimating Cross-Border R&D Spillovers, by Lawrence R. McNeil and Barbara M. Fraumeni | PDF
  • Linking Frascati-based R&D Spending to the System of National Accounts: An Application to U.S. Data,
    by Carol A. Robbins | PDF
    See also: U.S. Link Tables for 2001, A Work in Progress, by Carol A. Robbins | PDF