National accounts

Working Party on National Accounts, OECD Conference Centre, La Muette - 25 (2:30 pm) - 28 October 2011

 

Heads of National Accounts (updated on 1 December 2011)

List of participants:
Workshop
WPNA

Joint WPFS-WPNA meeting

25 October (2:30 pm) - 27 October (1:00 pm): SNA  implementation Workshop

1.

Effects of the revision of the SNA on sectors and instruments                                             

 1.a.

Delineation of financial subsectors

 

New financial sector delineation in ESA 2010 - first assessment for the financial accounts in Austria (M. Andreasch - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Austria)

COM/STD/DAF(2011)5

PowerPoint

Challenges of the financial su-sectors (J. Jones & Dr R. Dunn - ONS, UK)

PowerPoint

Enlargement of the financial corporations sector: classification of holding corporations and other special financial institutions ( B. Simon, M. Nemzeti - Bank, Hungary)

COM/STD/DAF(2011)6
PowerPoint

Difficulties in classifying holding companies & head offices (N. Frish-Tzahman - CBS Israël)

COM/STD/DAF(2011)7
PowerPoint

1.b.

Delimitation of the general government sector

Treatment of special bank interventions in Irish Government Statistics  (M. Lucey - CSO, Ireland)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)1
PowerPoint

Sectorisation database of the spanish Economy (L. Gordo - Banco de Espana)

COM/STD/DAF(2011)8
PowerPoint

1.c.

Treatment of pensions/implementation of the new pension satellite account

Implementation of the new pension satellite accounts in Spain ( A. Cristobal - National Institute of Statistics, Spain)

PowerPoint
Comment on the treatment of defined benefit pensions in SNA 2008 (M. Reinsdorf, US Bureau of Economic Analysis) STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)12

Pension statistics for the new ESA 2010:  compilation issues and some results for Portugal (A. M. de A. Almeida - Banco de Portugal)

PowerPoint

ESA 2010:  recording of pension schemes in National accounts (I. Ahamdanech-Zarco - Eurostat)

PowerPoint

1.d.

Treatment of SDRs
The U.S. flow of funds accounts new treatment of monetary gold and SDRs based on SNA 2008
(S. H. McIntosh & E. Holmquist - Federal Reserve Board, USA)

PowerPoint

2.

Balance sheets - non-financial assets

2.a.

Non-financial assets
Impact assessment revision of the ESA in the Netherlands
(M. Pommée - Statistics Netherlands)

 

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)2

Powerpoint

2.b.

Land
Land valuation in the national accounts  (N. Ahmad - OECD)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)7
PowerPoint

2.c.

Military expenditures
Capitalization of military weapons systems in the U.S. national accounts 
(B. Moulton - BEA, USA)

PowerPoint

2.d.

Research and development
Implementation of research and development as capital formation
(A.L. Brathaug - Statistics Norway)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)3
PowerPoint

2.e.

Natural Resources
Integration of natural resource wearth in the canadian national balance sheet accounts - implementation challenge (J. Wilkinson, Statistics Canada)

PowerPoint

3.

Other transactions

Measurement of the output of non-life insurance (B. Moulton - BEA, USA)

PowerPoint

Application of SNA08 in japanese national accounts: a case of catastrophe (K. Suzuki - Japan)

PowerPoint

Reinvested earnings of investment funds in the australian national accounts (A. Seneviratne - ABS, Austrlia)

COM/STD/DAF(2011)9
PowerPoint

4.

 

Organisational issues arising from SNA Implementation

4.a.

Systems and sources

Organisational aspects of the danish revision 2014: data and methodological revision and transition to ESA 2010 (SNA 2008) (S. Brodersen - Statistics Denmark)

PowerPoint

Mexican system of National accounts: achievements and prospects (F. Guillen - INEGI)

PowerPoint

Implementation of SNA08 in the australian national accounts (M. Davies - ABS, Australia)

COM/STD/DAF(2011)10
PowerPoint

4.b.

 

 

Role of international organisations
The future roadmap of the ISWGNA and AEG
(P. van de Ven - OECD)

COM/STD/DAF(2011)11/REV1
PowerPoint

Oral presentation by IOs

PowerPoint

Follow-up of the IAG Working Group on Sectoral Accounts (G20 - the financial crisis and information gaps - recommendation 15 (M. Shrestha, IMF)

PowerPoint

4.c.

 

Coordonation between National Compilers

5.

Information session

Presentation and future development of the "draft UN/ECB Handbook on National Accounting: financial production, flows and stocks in the System of National Accounts" (H. Smith, UNSD)

PowerPoint

Presentation/discussion on SDMX developments (P. van de Ven - OECD)

 PowerPointPowerPoint

 

27 October (2:30 pm) - 28 October (6 pm) : Working Party on National Accounts

Oral intervention by Peter van de Ven
Adoption of the draft agenda

STD/CSTAT/WPNA/A(2011)1

Adoption of the minutes of the 2009 WPNA meeting

STD/CSTAT/WPNA/M(2010)1

1.

The SNA Research Agenda

Report from the AEG on emission permits (N. Ahmad - OECD)

PowerPoint

Reports from the Task Force on FISIM(N. Ahmad - OECD)

PowerPointPowerPoint presentation

Measuring intangible assets outside of the SNA boundary (economic competences) (V. Spiezia - DSTI directorate - OECD)

PowerPointPowerPoint presentation

Prioritisation and identification of future and other on-going work (OECD)

 

Other

 

2.

Globalisation and the National Accounts - invited papers

Action plan arising from the Handbook on Globalisation and the National Accounts

-- Global production (M. de Haan, Statistics Netherlands)
-- Action plan arising from the guide "impact of globalization on national accounts (UNECE)

 

 

PowerPoint - Netherlands
PowerPoint - UNECE

Task Force on Goods for Processing
Developments on measuring trade in value-added (and employment) ((N. Ahmad - OECD)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)9
PowerPoint

SNA indicators and terms of Trade (M. Davies, Australian Bureau of Statistics)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)13
PowerPoint

3.

Sustainable Growth and Well-being - invited papers

 

 Update on the Expert Groups :

-- Measuring disparities in a national accounts framework (M. Fesseau - OECD)

-- Developing an integrated framework for household income (M. Fesseau - OECD)

 

PowerPointPowerPoint presentation

Update on the SEEA
-- The SEEA revision:  Key issues and outcomes (M. de Haan - Statistics Netherlands)
-- System of environmental-Economic accounting (H. Smith, UNSD)

 

PowerPoint


PowerPoint

Work of the Task Force on Sustainable Development Indicators

PowerPoint presentation 

4.

 

Other current issues in the National Accounts - invited papers

Accounting for natural disasters - special session

 

 

Measuring up: the impact of the canterbury earthquakes on statistics New Zealand (R. Milicich - Statistics New Zealand)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)6

Accounting for the impact of the earthquake in the chilian national accounts (C. Escobar and C. Maisto - Chili)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)5

Catastrophic natural disaster & national accounts: Japan's experience (K. Suzuki - Japan)

PowerPointt

Comprehensive revision of japanese national accounts: update on JSNA (K. Suzuki - Japan)

PowerPoint

 

Measuring the informal economy (N. Ahmad - OECD)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)8
PowerPoint

Automating 2008 SNA changes in supply use tables (V. Ohm -Statistics Netherlands)

PowerPoint

Classification of payments to deposit insurance and financial stability schemes (M. Nettley - Tax Directorate, OECD)

PowerPoint

Reconiciling health expenditure estimates in SHA and SNA (R. Astolfi - ELS Directorate - OECD)

PowerPoint

5.

Discussion session

Where will the next generation of national accountants come from?  -  country experiences in recruiting and retaining staff in this highly skilled profession (M. Davis - ABS, Australia)

STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2011)4STD/CSTAT/WPNA(2010)19

6.

The WPNA Mandate

 

2011-2013 and beyond and the program work (WNPA Bureau)

PowerPoint presentation