Appendix A - Principal Data Sources

Appendix A - Principal Data Sources

Data Sources
Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and Chain-type price indexes U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), “National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA) Tables,” available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/nipaweb/, as of July 2002.
Gross private fixed investment U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), “Fixed Assets and Consumer Durables,” available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn/faweb, as of July 2002
Government gross investment in highways and streets U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), “Fixed Assets and Consumer Durables,” Table 7.5, available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/faweb/, as of July 2002.
Government gross investment in transportation infrastructure by mode other than highways and streets Personal communication with BEA, Government Division.
Gross government investment in autos and trucks. U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), “National Income and Product Accounts Tables,” historical underlying details, Table 8.8U Motor vehicle output, available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn1.htm, as of July 2002.
Government investment defense related automobiles U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), “Fixed Assets and Consumer Durables,” Table 7.5, available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/faweb/, as of July 2002.
Private business transportation investment by type of asset (i.e., infrastructure, rolling stock, and other equipment) U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), “Fixed Assets and Consumer Durables,” Non-residential detailed estimates of historical cost investment, available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/faweb/, as of July 2002.
Consumer expenditure on automobiles U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), “Fixed Assets and Consumer Durables,” Table 8.7, Historical cost investment in consumer durable goods, available at http://www.bea.doc.gov/bea/dn/faweb, as of July 2002.
Consumer expenditure on other rolling stock including bicycles, motorcycles, pleasure boats and aircrafts U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), "National Income and Product Accounts Tables," historical underlying details, Table 2.6U, Personal consumption expenditures, available at http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn1.htm, as of July 2002.