November 2018

Director’s Message

A message from Brian Moyer, Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

GDP and the Economy: Advance Estimates for the Third Quarter of 2018

Real GDP increased 3.5 percent, reflecting positive contributions from consumer spending, inventory investment, state and local government spending, federal government spending, and nonresidential fixed investment.

Updated Summary of NIPA Methodologies

The data and methods used to prepare current-dollar and real gross domestic product and current-dollar gross domestic income, reflecting the 2018 comprehensive NIPA update.