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A Timely Portrait of America’s Business Owners from the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs

Written by: John H. Thompson I’m pleased to announce the beginning of data collection for the inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs. This new survey will be a supplement to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners, which is conducted … Continue reading

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New Advance Report on International Trade Available Today

Written by: John H. Thompson Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the first-ever Advance Report: U.S. International Trade in Goods. The Department of Commerce is “America’s Data Agency,” and this report is part of our ongoing efforts to release U.S. … Continue reading

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Happy Census Day!

Written by:  John H. Thompson Today, April 1, marks Census Day for the Savannah, Georgia and Maricopa County, Arizona areas, sites where two important test censuses are underway. During the decennial census every 10 years, Census Day provides the reference … Continue reading

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Using Technology and Innovation to Reengineer Our Surveys and Data

Written by: John H. Thompson At the U.S. Census Bureau, we’re researching ways to use technology to transform the way we do business. Not only will this transformation keep our censuses and surveys quick, easy, and secure, it will reverse … Continue reading

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Farewell from Tom Mesenbourg

Written by: Tom Mesenbourg August 1, 2013 was a very special day for me. The retirement ceremony was extremely touching to both myself and my family. The speakers – Nancy Potok, Bob Groves, Steve Murdock, Johnny Zuagar, Mark Doms, Bill … Continue reading

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