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This page contains links to detailed documentation on improving timeliness in the production of short-term economic statistics through the choice of reference periods (e.g. using a representative day or week of the month rather than an average or total for the whole month). The papers below provide detailed information on methods relevant to this topic which have been implemented within statistical organisations.
The papers below focus primarily on the issue of choice of reference periods for short-term economic statistics. They may also contain information on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .
There are currently no primary papers for this topic.
The papers below refer to the issue of choice of reference periods for short-term economic statistics to some extent. They also provide more detail on other statistical processes defined in the STES Timeliness Framework .
Improving the Timeliness of Short-Term Statistics (2001)
Comparison of EU and US Methods for Short-Term Statistics and Implications for Timeliness (2001)
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