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Meaning and measurement of national accounts statistics

By Frits Bos


This paper provides an introductory overview of the meaning and measurement of national accounts statistics. Attention is paid to the various uses of national accounts, the role of the international guidelines, the relationship with economic theoretic and administrative concepts and the measurement practice. The latter is also compared with compiling other statistics, econometric modelling and a barometer: what are the similarities and differences?

Topics: B00 - General, C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs, D7 - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making, E01 - Measurement and Data on National Income and Product Accounts and Wealth; Environmental Accounts, E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook, O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
Year: 2013
DOI identifier: 10.2139/ssrn.2231937
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