By Cornelia J. Strawser

Enterprise information of the us is a accomplished and sensible selection of info appropriate to the nation's fiscal functionality considering international struggle II. It offers as much as seventy seven years of annual info in nearby, demographic, and business aspect for key symptoms reminiscent of gross household product, own source of revenue, spending, saving, employment, unemployment, the capital inventory, and extra. This booklet a ways surpasses the commercial record of the President in offering ancient information and necessary information regarding definitions, resources, equipment, and present statistical controversies which are crucial for knowing and evaluating monetary measures.

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It can be argued that the postwar growth in real income and productivity required increasing rewards for the successful—increasing absolutely, and also increasing relative to other workers—so that the hypothetical potential xxx BUSINESS STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES (BERNAN PRESS) increase calculated for the median family could never actually occur. This is not a question that can be definitively answered—certainly not based on the kind of data available here—but it might be noted that productivity increases were quite rapid during the earlier postwar years, before the trend toward a more unequal income distribution began.

The data on interest rates provided in Table 12-9—especially the federal funds rate, which is directly controlled by the Federal Reserve—are currently the subject of more attention in assessing the monetary policy stance. Table 12-9 now includes an estimate of the “real” (inflation-adjusted) federal funds rate. A real rate near or below zero suggests that Federal Reserve policy is stimulative and potentially inflationary, while high positive rates such as those observed in the early 1980s suggest contraction and disinflation.

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