Leading indicators and tendency surveys

Joint EU/OECD Workshop on recent developments in Business and Consumer Surveys, 14-15 November 2013, Brussels, Belgium

 

Venue:

Crowne Plaza Hotel - Le Palace
Rue Gineste 3, B-1210 Bruxelles
Tel: +32 2 203 62 00 
Fax: +32 2 203 55 55

 

Workshop objective

The objective of the joint EC- OECD workshop was to foster harmonization of business and consumer opinion surveys. It also provided a forum to exchange knowledge and discuss the current challenges and prospects in the field.

 

Agenda  (pdf)

 

 Papers and presentations (PDF)

14 November


UN Handbook: State of affairs - Mauro Politi (ISTAT, Italy)
presentation

Quality of BCS data: Results of Task Force 1 on sample frames - Jonathan Wood (CBI, United Kingdom)
presentation and summary

Analysis of sampling frames in CS - Krzysztof Puszczak (GfK, Poland)
presentation and paper

UN Handbook Ch. 4, Survey frame and sample design: recommendations on sampling frames, sampling methods and sample sizes - Sidney Vergouw (CBS, Netherlands)
presentation

Task force on sample sizes:

Task force on sampling methods: combined presentation on business and consumer surveys - Raquel Garcia (Simple Logica, Spain)
presentation and paper

UN Handbook Ch. 7, Managing sources of non-sampling error: recommendations on response rates - M.Politi (ISTAT, Italy)
presentation and report

Task force on response rates on business surveys - Gerhard Schwarz (WIFO, Austria)
presentation and paper

Task force on response rates on consumer surveys - Pertti Kangassalo (Statistik Finland)
presentation and paper

Tailored design method: application to response rates in Spain - José Manuel Almendros Ulibarri (MINETUR, Spain)
presentation and paper

UN Handbook Ch. 5 Estimation procedure and accuracy: recommendations on weighting approaches - Sidney Vergouw (CBS Netherlands)
presentation

Task force on weighting approaches for business surveys - Catherine Renne (INSEE, France)
paper

Task force on weighting approaches for consumer surveys - Michail Vassileiadis (IOBE, Greece)
presentation and paper

Task force on volatility analysis of individual questions - Andreas Reuter (European Commission)
presentation

 

15 November


ECB Indicator on Euro Area Industrial New Orders - Heinz Dieden (ECB)
presentation, paper and ECB occasional paper

A Monthly Indicator of Economic Growth - Leendert Hoven (CBS Netherlands)
presentation, paper and abstract

OECD Composite Leading Indicators for G7 Countries: a Comparison of the Hodrick-Prescott Filter and the Multivariate Direct Filter Approach - Pierre-Alain Pionnier (OECD)
presentation and abstract

Debate: The most adequate way of presenting forecast data - Daphna Aviram-Nitzan (MAI Israel)
presentation

The KOF Barometer Version 2013 - Jan-Egbert Sturm (KOF)
presentation, paper and abstract

Measuring the True Threshold of Consumer Sentiment in Mexico - Esperanza Sainz López (INEGI Mexico)
presentation and paper

Recent Improvements of BOK Consumer Surveys: Adjusting for non-response - Jang Youn Kyung (BoK, Korea)
presentation

Proxy Measures of the Level of Capacity Utilisation for non-manufacturing sectors - Viviane Seda Bittencourt (FGV Brazil)
presentation

 

 Participants' papers can also be accessed via the EC website

 

 

Link to previous workshops

 

 

 

 

Countries list

  • Afghanistan
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • Andorra
  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Armenia
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahamas
  • Bahrain
  • Bangladesh
  • Barbados
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bermuda
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Bulgaria
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Canada
  • Cape Verde
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Chile
  • China (People’s Republic of)
  • Chinese Taipei
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cook Islands
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Denmark
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • Egypt
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • European Union
  • Faeroe Islands
  • Fiji
  • Finland
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
  • France
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Greenland
  • Grenada
  • Guatemala
  • Guernsey
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Isle of Man
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Jersey
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macao (China)
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Maldives
  • Mali
  • Malta
  • Marshall Islands
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Mongolia
  • Montenegro
  • Montserrat
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Namibia
  • Nauru
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • New Zealand
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Niue
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Palau
  • Palestinian Administered Areas
  • Panama
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Puerto Rico
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Russian Federation
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Samoa
  • San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Senegal
  • Serbia
  • Serbia and Montenegro (pre-June 2006)
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Timor-Leste
  • Togo
  • Tokelau
  • Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Uruguay
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Virgin Islands (UK)
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Western Sahara
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
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