Dave Wasshausen is chief of the Industry Sector Division within the Bureau of Economic Analysis’s (BEA) Industry Economic Accounts directorate. He is responsible for the preparation and publication of many of the industry accounts products, including the forthcoming arts and cultural production satellite account. Previously, Mr. Wasshausen spent over 20 years working in BEA’s National Economic Accounts directorate, most recently overseeing BEA’s Fixed Assets Accounts, which included net stocks, depreciation, and fixed investment. His areas of interest include input-output analysis, index number theory, price indexes for IT goods and services, productivity analysis, and depreciation profiles. He earned his Bachelors and Masters in Economics from Miami University and American University respectively. Mr. Wasshausen is published in the American Economic Review and the National Bureau of Economic Research journal Measuring Capital in the New Economy.