The STES Timeliness Framework is a structured collection of documentation on a range of methodological and operational good practices currently used by national statistical organisations for improving timeliness, reducing costs or improving accuracy in the production of short-term economic statistics from business surveys and/or administrative sources.
How to use the STES Timeliness Framework
The table below presents the process for producing short-term economic statistics within broad categories. The headings in column 2 are statistical processes within which a range of techniques can be applied to improve timeliness or reduce costs. Click on the links to access more detailed information on these techniques based on the research undertaken in developing the framework.
Contents of the STES Timeliness Framework
The documentation referenced in the framework was collected from statistical organisations, statistical journals and proceedings from statistical conferences by a taskforce of the OECD Short-term Economic Statistics Expert Group. The content also covers methods to improve the quality of short-term economic statistics.
Queries and updates to the framework
Questions on the content of or how to use this framework should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org