Estimating GDP in practice

Objectives

(i) Describe some practical methods for estimating GDP in a timely way;

(ii) Explain practical steps in establishing a benchmark level of GDP and its components

(iii) Show how the SUT tool may be used to assist this balancing

up to 5 hours plus, exercise

  1. Compilers will have a better understanding of the relationships among SUT, and production- and expenditure-based GDP.
  2. Compilers able to identify existing and possible periodic data sources for building an SUT

Add to list developed in modules 3, 4 and 5 relating to possible future improvements. Identify any further prospective data sources

Materials

Up to 5 hours plus exercise