Contents

This book is in development. This beta release includes the sections below.

  1. Introduction
  2. Contributors
  3. 1—Measuring Inflation
  4. 2—Gross Domestic Product
  5. 3—National Income and Expenditure
  6. 4—Supply-use Framework Coming soon
  7. 5—The Labour Market
  8. 6—Productivity
  9. 7—Measuring Economic Inequality
  10. 8—Subnational Statistics
  11. 9—The Balance of Payments
  12. 10—National Wealth
  13. 11—Natural Capital
  14. 12—Hard-to-Measure Statistics
  15. 13—Innovation Statistics
  16. Appendices
    1. 1—Sources for economic statistics
    2. 2A—Summary statistics
    3. 2B—Growth rates and the exponential and logarithm functions
    4. 2C—Index numbers
    5. 2D—Statistical inference
    6. 2E—Correlation and regression
    7. 3—The global statistical system and economic statistics
    8. 4—Purchasing power parities: how to make comparisons of GDP across countries
    9. 5—Deflators and the national accounts
    10. 6—Measurement challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic
  17. Glossary