Modules

Price indices

Price indices

Describe how to develop and produce price indexes. Introduce other types of price indexes. Identify issues related specifically to price index compilation. Describe the design, data collection, compilation. ...

Data from Taxation Systems

Data from Taxation Systems

Introduce the various forms of tax data and their uses as data sources. ...

Classifications

Classifications

Explain the need for classifications and describe and detail the classifications with emphasis on those used for national accounts and prices. ...

Income and Capital Accounts

Income and Capital Accounts

Introduce concepts of GNI, GNDI and savings - what they are, why they are important, how they are used and how to calculate. ...

Estimating GDP in practice

Estimating GDP in practice

Describe some practical methods for estimating GDP in a timely way. Explain practical steps in establishing a benchmark level of GDP and its components. Show how the SUT tool may be used to assist this balancing ...

Measurement issues in GDP

Measurement issues in GDP

Identify possible reasons why the production-based and expenditure-based estimates will almost certainly not balance; and Show how the SUT tool may be used to assist this balancing. ...

Supply and Use Tables

Supply and Use Tables

Provide an overview of SUT, data sources, compilation and use. ...

Measuring expenditure on GDP

Measuring expenditure on GDP

Show how GDP may be compiled from the expenditure approach. Focus is on value estimates. ...

The production account – measuring GDP

The production account – measuring GDP

Show how GDP may be estimated from the production side. Focus is on value estimates. ...

Concepts and definitions of the System of National Accounts

Concepts and definitions of the System of National Accounts

Elaborate the concepts and definitions introduced in module 1 ...

Overview of economic statistics

Overview of economic statistics

Provide a brief overview of the economy and the statistical system that we use to measure the activities in the economy.
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Introduction

Introduction

Explain purpose, focus and structure of the course, how to use the materials. ...