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Does BEA maintain longitudinal versions of its survey microdata, such as the Census Bureau’s Longitudinal Business Database?
Does the content or coverage of the BEA surveys change over time?
Are responses to BEA surveys voluntary or mandatory?
Do BEA surveys collect common business identifiers that can be used by special sworn research consultants to link the BEA data to commercial data sets?
Can BEA data be linked to data from commercial data sets like those of Standard and Poor’s or Bureau van Dijk?
Can BEA data be linked to data from other agencies participating in the Federal Statistical Research Data Centers program?
What is the unit of data collection on the BEA surveys?
Are BEA’s special sworn research consultants allowed to have co-authors who do not meet BEA’s requirements for participation in the program, e.g., non-U.S. citizens or employees of policy-making federal agencies?
What must researchers do to prepare for BEA’s disclosure review of output under the Special Sworn Researcher Program?
What are the costs to researchers for accessing BEA data in a Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC)?
Are BEA's special sworn research consultants provided access to full data sets or does BEA prepare custom extracts for researchers?
What are eligible research topics under the Special Sworn Researcher Program?
Who can apply to access BEA business data through the Special Sworn Researcher Program?
What is the history of the Special Sworn Researcher Program?