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AGENCY:

Bureau of Economic Analysis.

ACTION:

Notice of public meeting.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463 as amended by Public Law 94-409, Public Law 96-523, Public Law 97-375 and Public Law 105-153), we are announcing a meeting of the Bureau of Economic Analysis Advisory Committee. The meeting will address the new classification system for consumer expenditures, how “offshoring” might bias the GDP statistics, and some sources of the moderation in GDP volatility.

DATES:

Friday, May 2, 2008, the meeting will begin at 9: a.m. and adjourn at approximately 3:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will take place at the Bureau of Economic Analysis at 1441 L St. NW., Washington, DC.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Jeffrey Newman, Media and Outreach Lead, Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230; telephone number: (202) 606-9265.

Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public. Because of security procedures, anyone planning to attend the meeting must contact Jeffrey Newman of BEA at (202) 606-9265 in advance. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for foreign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Jeffrey Newman at (202) 606-9265.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Committee was established September 2, 1999. The Committee advises the Director of BEA on matters related to the development and improvement of BEA's national, regional, industry, and international economic accounts, especially in areas of new and rapidly growing economic activities arising from innovative and advancing technologies, and provides recommendations from the perspectives of the economics profession, business, and government. This will be the Committee's seventeenth meeting.

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Dated: March 17, 2008.

Rosemary D. Marcuss,

Deputy Director, Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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[FR Doc. E8-5895 Filed 3-21-08; 8:45 am]

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