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Journalism - Reporting on Missouri Business: United States Government Resources

Resources for Missouri business beat reporters

Government Agency Resources

United States Bureau of Labor Statistics

United States Department of Commerce - Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

  • BEA Economic Areas  BEA's economic areas define the relevant regional markets surrounding metropolitan or micropolitan statistical areas. They consist of one or more economic nodes - metropolitan or micropolitan statistical areas that serve as regional centers of economic activity - and the surrounding counties that are economically related to the nodes.

  • GDP by State  Use the interactive tool to create tables based on economic data

  • GDP by MSA   Create tables of economic data at the MSA level

U. S. Census Bureau Business & Economic Data

Census Bureau Economic Statistics