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Economic Census, U.S. Census Bureau
The Economic Census profiles American business every 5 years, from the national to the local level.
North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS), U.S. Census Bureau
NAICS is the standard used by federal statistical agencies for classifying business establishments in order to collect, analyze, and publish statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
Regional Input-Output Modeling System (RIMS II), Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce
Estimates how much a one-time or sustained increase in economic activity in a particular region will be supplied by industries located in the region.
United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
UNIDO is the specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy.
Seattle Daily Times
"The big press" at the Seattle Daily Times ca.1900. Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Business and Economics
The best sources for retrieving data on international and U.S. business and economics.
Information on industry standards, both national and international.
The top sources for foreign and international, U.S., and Washington State statistics.