Measuring the Non-Observed Economy: A Handbook

Measuring the Non-Observed Economy: A Handbook

by OECD Staff
     
 

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The main purpose of this guide is to give advice on estimating the gross domestic product of countries based on the observable economic activity. It discusses how to compile and measure data on production, incomes, and expenditures in national accounts. Further discussions explore how to increase the accurate assessment of non- observable economic activity, i.e.

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The main purpose of this guide is to give advice on estimating the gross domestic product of countries based on the observable economic activity. It discusses how to compile and measure data on production, incomes, and expenditures in national accounts. Further discussions explore how to increase the accurate assessment of non- observable economic activity, i.e. underground activities, household production for household use, and the informal sector. The handbook presents the existing practices of economists in evaluating data and provides advice how they are best used. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789264197459
Publisher:
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Publication date:
06/01/2002
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

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