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Statistical Sources and Methods
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The OECD Compilation Manual for Index of Services Production contains guidelines and methodologies to measure short-term production activities of the services sector by national agencies and international organisations. The Manual fills a gap in existing international statistical standards for guidelines and recommendations on the compilation of output indicators for the services sector of OECD Member countries.
A first Compendium was prepared in 2000. It collected and classified information on the activities of international bodies and institutions targeted at SMEs. A new style Compendium II has just been released, and involves much more than an update of the first Compendium...
The purpose of this handbook is to measure the extent and intensity of economic globalisation. It defines the concepts and puts forward guidelines for data collection and the fine-tuning of economic globalisation indicators.
Information on the role tourism plays in national economies throughout the world is particularly deficient, and credible data concerning tourism is needed. The TSA is a new statistical tool that is compatible with international national accounting guidelines and will allow for valid comparisons.
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OECD Manual on Tourism Sattelite Accounts: Employment Module
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This report examines the statistical measurement of foreign direct investment (FDI) in OECD and IMF Member countries. It provides an essential tool for FDI analysts and policy makers while preparing the ground for improving compliance with the agreed international standards of FDI data collection set by IMF and OECD.
The conclusions and the analysis are based on the information for ninety-six countries collected through a
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Proposed standard method of compiling and interpreting Technology Balance of Payments data.