Last week, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker unveiled the Department's America is Open for Business: Strategic Plan, Fiscal Years 2014-2018. One of the plan's five priority areas is a redefinition of how we manage, optimize and enable public acce
The Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) plays three key roles within the Department of Commerce (DOC). ESA provides timely economic analysis, disseminates national economic indicators, and oversees the U.S. Census Bureau (Census) and the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). In this latter role, ESA works closely with the leadership at BEA and Census on high priority management, budget, employment, and risk management issues, integrating the work of these agencies with the priorities and requirements of the Department of Commerce and other government entities.