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Multifactor Productivity Trends, 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Multifactor productivity increased at a 0.9% annual rate in 2013.  Provides charts and tables with historical trends in productivity back to the late 1980s.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2014…..

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

Real GDP increased at an annual rate of 2.2% in the 4th quarter of 2014.  Real GDP increased 2.4%  in 2014 from the 2013 annual level.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Trends in Long-Term Unemployment

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Examines trends in long-term unemployment following the Great Recession of 2007-2009 and the characteristics of people who have experienced lengthy unemployment.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Budgetary and Economic Outcomes Under Paths for Federal Revenues and Noninterest Spending Specified by Chairman Price, March 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Taxes

The projections in this report represent an assessment of how federal debt and economic output would evolve from 2016 to 2040 under paths for revenue and noninterest spending proposed by Tom Price, the chair of the House Budget Committee.  From the Congressional Budget Office


Virginia Compared to the Other States: 2015 Edition

Categories: Business/Economics,Education,Govt Finance,Health/Medical,Taxes,Transportation,Virginia Issues

Annual guide showing how Virginia compares to other states in areas such as education, health, taxes and spending, transportation and more.  New tables in 2015 are Per Capita Gross State Product and Per Capita Public Safety Expenditures.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission


Small Innovative Company Growth: Barriers, Best Practices and Big Ideas: Lessons from the 3D Printing Industry

Categories: Business/Economics,Manufacturing

Describes eleven key barriers to small innovative company growth.  From the U.S. Small Business Administration



Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account: 1998-2012

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Business/Economics,Statistics

Dataset which provides statistics on the contribution of arts and culture organizations to the nation’s gross domestic product during the period of coverage.  From the National Endowment for the Arts


Legalized Tax Fraud: How Top U.S. Corporations Continue to Profit Through Offshore Tax Havens

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Taxes

Examines tax avoidance strategies of large U.S. companies, including the sheltering of profits in offshore tax havens.  Claims more than 50% of U.S. companies represented by the Business Roundtable collectively hold more than $1 trillion in profits in such tax havens.  From the Senate Budget Committee


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