Box: Acknowledgments

Brent R. Moulton, Associate Director for National Income, Expenditures, and Wealth Accounts and Acting 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, also provided overall supervision. Brooks B. Robinson—assisted by Shelby W. Herman, Raymen G. LaBella, Charles S. Robinson, David B. Wasshausen, and Ernest D. Wilcox—coordinated and conducted the estimation and review process.

Eugene P. Seskin wrote the article describing the revision. Duane G. Hackman, Sherman Hammack, Kali K. Kong, Karl V. Rohrer, Teresa L. Weadock, and Mary D. Young prepared analyses and other review materials for both the 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 expenditures Clinton P. McCully. Goods—Moses J. Branch, Everette P. Johnson, M. Greg Key, Kali K. Kong, James J. Raley III. Services—Aaron C. Catlin, Thea C. Graham, Myung G. Han, Arnold J. Katz, Robert J. Penney.

InvestmentCarol E. Moylan. Structures—Wharton H. Berger, Velma P. Henry. Producers' durable equipment—Jeffrey W. Crawford, Nicole M. Spugnardi. Inventories—Leonard J. Loebach, Jennifer A. Ribarsky, Nadia F. Sadee. Investment prices—Leonard J. Loebach, Christine R. Pruitt, Nadia F. Sadee.

Net exportsDavid B. Wasshausen.

Federal Government transactions Pamela 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, Mary L. Roy, Keena J. Shah, Shelly Smith, Benyam Tsehaye, Andrew E. Vargo, Michael W. Webb.

State and local governmentBruce E. Baker and David F. Sullivan, Steven J. Andrews, Florence H. Campi, Richard L. Carlson, Janet H. Kmitch, Donald L. Peters.

Chain-type quantity and price measures Christian Ehemann, Michael J. Boehm, Sherman Hammack, Michael N. Reynnells, John Sporing, Jr.

IncomeRalph H. Kozlow.

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

Employee compensationPaul R. Lally. Wages and salaries—Bradley J. Payne. Other labor income—Monisha Primlani, Ernest D. Wilcox.

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

Property incomeGeorge M. Smith. Farm output and income Frederick G. Kappler. Interest income—Mary Kate Schuster. Rental income of persons and housing output—Denise A. McBride.

Consumption of fixed capitalShelby W. Herman. Private—Michael D. Glenn, Kurt Kunze, Phyllistine M. Barnes, Dennis R. Weikel. GovernmentD. Timothy Dobbs, Charles S. Robinson, Jennifer A. Bennett.

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, Angela M. Tucker, Dorothy A. Wilson.