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Producer Price Indices (PPIs) serve two main functions. The first is to provide an indication of price change by producers of goods and services, and therefore as an indicator of inflationary pressure on consumer price indices, (CPIs). Increasingly, given the increased tendency of global production processes, they can also serve as indicators of inflationary pressures in importing countries. The second reflects their role in
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, point to a slowdown in most major economies for May 2011.
This page presents a comprehensive list of indicators of entrepreneurial determinants. The list draws from the reports "Quality Assessment of Entrepreneurship Indicators" prepared by FORA (Denmark). Indicators are classified into the six categories of determinants set by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP)
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, point to a mild loss of growth momentum in most major economies for April 2011.
Statistics Working Paper N. 39- 2011/4 - This paper reports on revision properties of different de-trending and smoothing methods (cycle estimation methods), including PAT with MCD smoothing, a double Hodrick-Prescott (HP) filter and the Christiano-Fitzgerald (CF) filter. The different cycle estimation methods are rated on their revision performance in a simulated real time experiment. Our goal is to find a robust method that gives
Statistics Working Paper N. 38- 2011/3 - This Statistics Working Paper includes the documents that were presented during the various sessions of the Workshop on Securitisation, held in Madrid on 27-28 May 2010, as well as summaries at the beginning of each section.The Workshop brought together regular members of the Working Party on Financial Statistics (WPFS), statisticians, analysts, supervisors, experts from accounting
Measuring the well-being and progress of societies is one of the key priorities of the OECD. Focusing on people's well-being and societal progress, the OECD is looking not only at the functioning of the economic system but also at the diverse experiences and living conditions of people and households.
This Compendium represents one of the first attempts to respond to the demand for comparative information on the conditions of people.s lives in developed market economies.
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) are pointing to some divergence in the pace of economic activity across major economies.
The OECD's Business Demography database contains information on variables such as birth rates (business entries), death rates (business exits) survival rates, or High-Growth enterprises rate for most OECD countries.