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  • 11-April-2017

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    A primer on government-sponsored pension schemes in the national accounts and their impact on the interpretation of government debt statistics

    Statistics Working Paper N. 81, 2017/5 - Government debt has many characteristics and thus cannot be fully captured by one indicator. There are several different ways of defining government debt, and each definition can lead to different interpretations of a government’s financial situation. This working paper will summarise some of the major differences in defining and measuring government debt and, based on available data, ...

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  • 6-April-2017

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    Contributions to GDP growth: fourth quarter 2016, Quarterly National Accounts, OECD

    Investment and private consumption push OECD GDP growth up to 0.7% in fourth quarter of 2016

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  • 13-March-2017

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    G20 GDP Growth - Fourth quarter of 2016, OECD

    Slight easing of G20 GDP growth in fourth quarter of 2016

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  • 20-February-2017

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    2014 saw most countries revising GDP estimates upwards

    OECD countries are implementing the system of national accounts 2008 (SNA08). The major methodological changes which have the most impact on the level of GDP refer to investment.

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  • 20-February-2017

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    GDP Growth - Fourth quarter of 2016, OECD

    OECD GDP growth slows to 0.4% in fourth quarter of 2016

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  • 14-January-2017

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    Expert Group on Disparities in a National Accounts Framework: results from the 2015 exercise

    Statistics Working Paper N. 76, 2016/10 - In 2011, an Expert Group was launched to carry out a feasibility study on the compilation of distributional measures of income, consumption and wealth across household groups consistent with national accounts data. This group developed a methodology on the basis of which first experimental results on income, consumption and savings according to income quintiles were compiled and published...

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  • 10-January-2017

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    Contributions to GDP growth: third quarter 2016, Quarterly National Accounts, OECD

    Stockbuilding pushes OECD GDP growth up to 0.5% in the third quarter of 2016

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  • 14-December-2016

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    G20 GDP Growth - Third quarter of 2016, OECD

    G20 GDP growth picked up slightly to 0.8% in the third quarter of 2016

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  • 21-November-2016

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    GDP Growth - Third quarter of 2016, OECD

    OECD GDP growth accelerates to 0.6% in third quarter of 2016

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  • 6-October-2016

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    Statistical Insights: What does GDP per capita tell us about households’ material well-being?

    Although GDP per capita is often used as a broad measure of average living standards, high levels of GDP per capita do not necessarily mean high levels of household disposable income, a key measure of average material well-being of people.

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