Box: Acknowledgments

Leon W. Taub, Chief of the National Income and Wealth Division, supervised the preparation of this year's annual revision of the national income and product accounts. Karl D. Galbraith, Chief of the Government Division, directed major parts of the revision. Robert P. Parker, Chief Statistician and Acting Associate Director for National Income, Expenditures, and Wealth Accounts, provided overall supervision. Brooks B. Robinson, assisted by Florence H. Campi, Christian Ehemann, Sherman Hammack, Shelby W. Herman, Claire G. Pitzer, and Ernest D. Wilcox, coordinated and conducted the estimation and review process.

Sherman Hammack, Kurt Kunze, and Teresa L. Weadock prepared analyses and other review materials for this article and the news release. Mary Carol Barron, Michael J. Boehm and Sherman Hammack were responsible for developing and operating the computer systems used to compile, check, analyze, and report the final estimates.

Other BEA staff who made significant contributions to the revision are listed below.

Personal consumption expendituresClinton P. McCully, Moses J. Branch, Aaron C. Catlin, Myung G. Han, Everette P. Johnson, M. Greg Key, James J. Raley III, Shirley D. Tisdale.

InvestmentCarol E. Moylan. Structures—Wharton H. Berger, Velma P. Henry, Brooks B. Robinson. Producers' durable equipment—Jeffrey W. Crawford, Kali K. Kong, Nicole M. Spugnardi. Inventories—Leonard J. Loebach, Jennifer A. Ribarsky. Investment prices—Bruce T. Grimm, Nadia F. Sadée.

Net exportsChristian Ehemann, David B. Wasshausen.

Federal Government transactionsPamela A. Kelly, Peter G. Beall, Kurt S. Bersani, Laura M. Bilenki, James E. Boucher, Ann M. Groszkiewicz, Doris N. Johnson, Sean P. Keehan, Raymen G. Labella, Claire G. Pitzer, Michael D. Randall, Michelle D. Robinson, Keena J. Shah, Benyam Tsehaye, Andrew E. Vargo, Michael W. Webb. Consumption of fixed capitalD. Timothy Dobbs, Charles S. Robinson.

State and local governmentDavid F. Sullivan, Steven J. Andrews, Florence H. Campi, Richard L. Carlson, Jennifer A. Bennett, Donald L. Peters.

Chain-type quantity and price measuresChristian Ehemann, Michael J. Boehm, Sherman Hammack, Christine R. Pruitt.

IncomeRalph H. Kozlow, Joyce Northwood.

Personal incomePaul R. Lally, Thae S. Park, Toui Pomsouvan, James E. Rankin.

Employee compensationPaul R. Lally. Wages and salaries—Tracey D. Schlitzer. Other labor income—Mary D. Young, Ernest D. Wilcox.

Business incomeKenneth A. Petrick. Corporate profits—Craig A. Hargenrader, Jerry L. Stone. Nonfarm proprietors' income—Willie J. Abney.

Property incomeGeorge M. Smith. Farm output and income—Michael N. Reynnells. Interest income—Mary Kate Schuster. Rental income of persons and housing output—Denise A. McBride.

Consumption of fixed capitalShelby W. Herman, Michael D. Glenn, Frederick G. Kappler, Arnold Katz, Kurt Kunze, Christine R. Pruitt.

NIPA information—Marilyn E. Baker, Phyllistine M. Barnes, Virginia H. Mannering, Shirley D. Tisdale, Teresa L. Weadock.

Secretarial—Esther M. Carter, Katherine Dent, Angela P. Pointer, Colleen A. Ryan, Dorothy A. Wilson.