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Government Information Statistical Resources for COM 682: Executive and Independent U.S. Government Agencies

Government Information Statistical Resources for COM 682

Executive and Independent Agencies

Executive and Independent Federal Agency Resources

U.S. Census Bureau
Economic Census-Collected every five years for years ending in 7 and 2 (e.g. 2002 and 2007) this resource provides national, state, and county level information on U.S. economic activity in a variety of sectors.
Statistical Abstract of the United States-Published annually since 1878, this resource provides a gold mine of government and private sector statistical information. Paper copies of this resource are located in most Purdue Libraries.  HERE from 2013 on.
Current Population Reports-These numbered series provide detailed demographic analysis of the U.S. population.
Current Industrial Reports-Provide detailed data on specific industrial sectors.
Office of Management and Budget (OMB)-Agency responsible for preparing the U.S. Government budget and administering federal statistical and information policy programs.
OMB Federal Statistical Policy Resources
Federal Communications Commission-Independent agency responsible for regulating U.S. broadcasting and telecommunications industries. Website features legal rulings, decisions, and industry analyses.
National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) Commerce Department agency concerned with promoting the growth of the U.S. telecommunications industry.
ProQuest Statistical (Purdue Users Only)-Commercial database providing access to international, federal, state, and private statistical resources.

Subject Specialist

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Bert Chapman
Contact:
(765) 494-2837

Fax: (765) 494-9007