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Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Meeting and Agenda

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The fourteenth meeting of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee will be held on December 12, 2008, in the Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC.

The Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee is a technical committee composed of economists, statisticians, and behavioral scientists who are recognized for their attainments and objectivity in their respective fields. Committee members are called upon to analyze issues involved in producing Federal economic statistics and recommend practices that will lead to optimum efficiency, effectiveness, and cooperation among the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis and Bureau of the Census.

The meeting will be held in Meeting Rooms 1 and 2 of the Postal Square Building Conference Center. The schedule and agenda for the meeting are as follows:

9 a.m. Opening remarks and introductions; agency updates.

9:30 a.m. Discussion on data synchronization legislation.

10:15 a.m. Discussion of future priorities.

11 a.m. Business list comparison project.

1 p.m. Issues in measuring output, inputs, and productivity by industry.

3 p.m. Business dynamics.

4:45 p.m. Conclude (approximate time).

The meeting is open to the public. Any questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Margaret Hayden, Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee, at Area Code (202) 691-5600. Individuals with disabilities, who need special accommodations, should contact Ms. Hayden at least two days prior to the meeting date.

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Signed at Washington, DC, the 18th day of November 2008.

Philip L. Rones,

Deputy Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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[FR Doc. E8-27975 Filed 11-24-08; 8:45 am]