Statistics for the 21st Century: Proposals for Improving Statistics for Better Decision Making

Statistics for the 21st Century: Proposals for Improving Statistics for Better Decision Making

by Joseph W. Duncan, Andrew C. Gross
     
 

ISBN-10: 1562033107

ISBN-13: 9781562033101

Pub. Date: 09/28/1993

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781562033101
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Pages:
230

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Nature of the Problem1
Ch. 2"SWOT" Analysis for Statistics21
Ch. 3Elements of the Statistical System - The Stakeholders and Interactions48
Ch. 4Social Statistics, including a Case Study of Health Care Statistics88
Ch. 5Statistics about Energy Supply and Demand114
Ch. 6Data for Environmental Analysis145
Ch. 7Fundamentals - National Income Accounting175
Ch. 8Global Interaction199
Ch. 9Recommendations - National Accounts and International Statistics220
Ch. 10Concluding Remarks255
Appendix A Errors in GDP Estimates259
Appendix B Statistical Budgets265
Appendix C Services and Invisibles - Methodological Problems270
Bibliography278
Index303

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