Provides access to long time series of growth rates for a number of Key Economic Indicators (GDP, production, cyclical indicators, standardised unemployment rates, prices, financial indicators, trade...) collected within the Main Economic Indicators database.
Source: OECD Main Economic Indicators (updated continuously) - Composite leading indicators (CLIs) are calculated for 29 OECD countries (Iceland is not included), 6 non-member economies and 9 zone aggregates. A country CLI comprises a set of component series selected from a wide range of key short-term economic indicators mainly covered in the MEI database.
The objective of the joint EC- OECD workshop is to foster harmonization of business and consumer opinion surveys.
Access the full database of consumer opinion and business tendency indicators for all sectors of the economy covering OECD countries, China, Brazil, Indonesia, India, South Africa and Russia. The series are updated continuously.
The OECD Cyclical Analysis and Composite Indicators System (CACIS) is a program for both cyclical analysis and compilation and study of composites indicators.
Statistics Working Paper N. 49 - 2012/5 - We estimate the business-cycles of G7 countries, as defined by an ideal 2-10 year bandpass filter applied to country-specific GDP target series (GDP-BP). The paper shows that efficiency gains by the Multivariate Direct Filter Approach (MDFA)over HP are substantial along the full revision-sequence and they are consistent across countries as well as over time, when referenced against GDP-BP.
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Report on the Comparison of the Hodrick-Prescott Filter and the Multivariate Direct Filter Approach in Composite Leading Indicators Construction - A case for G7 Countries
The aim of this site is to promote continued development and facilitate best practice through sharing of information on business tendency and consumer surveys and statistics between international organisations and national institutes.
The OECD Business Cycle Clock has been designed to better visualize business cycles - fluctuations of economic activity around their long term potential level - and how some key economic indicators interact with the business cycle.
Main Economic Indicators: Electronically available national practices for individual OECD member countries - Updated in real time.