March 2019

Director’s Message

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

GDP and the Economy: Initial Estimates for the Fourth Quarter of 2018

Real GDP increased 2.6 percent, reflecting positive contributions from consumer spending, nonresidential fixed investment, exports, private inventory investment, and federal government spending.

New County-Level Gross Domestic Product

A look at prototype measures of GDP by county—the first of their kind to incorporate multiple data sources that capture trends in labor, revenue, and value of production.

Regional Quarterly Report: Estimates for the Third Quarter of 2018

In the third quarter of 2018, growth in real GDP by state ranged from 5.8 percent in Washington state to zero in West Virginia. State personal income growth ranged from 6.2 percent in Nevada and Washington state to 2.1 percent in Missouri.