Statistics Working Paper N. 52 - 2013/3 - In 2011, the OECD and Eurostat launched a joint Expert Group to carry out a study on the feasibility of compiling measures of the distribution of income, consumption and wealth across household groups that are consistent with national accounts definitions and totals. The first challenge of the Expert Group was to draw a detailed picture of the extent...
The Fourth SDMX Global Conference took place at the OECD Conference Centre, Paris from 11 - 13 September 2013
The Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP) is a coordinated effort to agree on a policy-relevant, analytical model, build a measurement infrastructure and gather comparable data.
Business start-up rates remain below pre-crisis levels – particularly in the Euro area – indicating that entrepreneurs may continue to be suffering from restrictive lending conditions, according to new OECD data released in the latest issue of Entrepreneurship at a Glance.
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A High Level Expert Group is to be set up to continue the work of the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission on Measuring Economic Performance and Social Progress.
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This document was prepared for the purposes of the accession review by the Committee on Statistics and presents an assessment of the statistical system and statistics of the Russian Federation undertaken by the OECD. It covers key statistical domains.
Monthly comparative price levels are defined as the ratios of PPPs for private final consumption expenditure to exchange rates. The table is to be read vertically. Each column shows the number of specified monetary units needed in each of the countries listed to buy the same representative basket of consumer goods and services. In each case the representative basket costs a hundred units in the country whose currency is specified. The
Purchasing power parities (PPPs) are the rates of currency conversion that eliminate the differences in price levels between countries. Per capita volume indices based on PPP converted data reflect only differences in the volume of goods and services produced. Comparative price levels are defined as the ratios of PPPs to exchange rates. They provide measures of the differences in price levels between countries. The PPPs are given in
Governments are major issuers of debt instruments in the global financial market. This volume provides quantitative information on central government debt instruments for the 34 OECD countries.