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CBO’s Projections of Federal Receipts and Expenditures in the National Income and Product Accounts

Categories: Business/Economics,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/45652-NIPA.pdf

Presents latest projections of federal revenues and outlays within the framework of the national income and product accounts, an alternative set of accounts to the Budget of the U.S. Government for recording federal fiscal transactions.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/45653-OutlookUpdate_2014_Aug.pdf

Updates earlier 2014 report; finds that the budget deficit is continuing to fall in 2014 but the federal debt is still growing.  Predicts that inflation will remain below the goal set by the Federal Reserve and that interest rates on Treasury securities will rise.   From the Congressional Budget Office

 

Executive Order 26: Establishing the New Virginia Economy Strategic Plan and Steering Committee

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Business/Economics,Energy,Health/Medical,Transportation,Virginia Issues

https://governor.virginia.gov/news/newsarticle?articleId=5850

Establishes the priorities for the McAuliffe administration’s economic development plan. From the Office of the Governor

 

Rural Employment Trends in Recession and Recovery

http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/1551844/err172.pdf

Examines the effects of the Great Recession and gradual recovery on county employment and unemployment rates with an emphasis on rural America.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing, 2012

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/prod5.pdf

Reports that productivity in manufacturing increased at a 0.6% annual rate in 2012.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

Quarterly Gross Domestic Product by State, 2005-2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/regional/gdp_state/2014/pdf/qgsp0814.pdf

 

New data series which measures accelerations, decelerations, and turning points in economic growth at the state level and provides a better understanding of regional economies as they evolve from quarter to quarter. From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

 

The Role of Oil Price Shocks in Causing U.S. Recessions

Categories: Business/Economics,Energy,Prices/Inflation

http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/ifdp/2014/1114/ifdp1114.pdf

Delves more deeply into the question of whether and to what extent oil price increases become a major cause for U.S. recessions.  From the Federal Reserve

 

Executive Order 23: Establishing the New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative

Categories: Business/Economics,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Veterans,Virginia Issues

https://governor.virginia.gov/media/3033/eo-23-establishing-the-new-virginia-economy-workforce-initiative.pdf

Initiative seeks to reinvigorate the Virginia economy by increasing postsecondary and workforce credentials, securing employment for veterans, aligning education with the needs of businesses, and diversifying the economy.  From the Office of the Governor

 

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