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The National Accounts as a Tool for Analysis and Policy; History, Economic Theory and Data Compilation Issues

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  • Bos, Frits

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Without national accounts statistics, citizens, politicians, entrepreneurs and economists would be blind for the size, composition and development of national economies. This book provides a unique overview of the merits and limitations of the national accounts. Attention is paid to the three centuries old history of the national accounts and the links with economic theory, practical data compilations issues and the many uses and applications.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 23582.

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Keywords: Macro-economic statistics; measurement in economics; input-output analysis; economic growth; Tinbergen; Meade; Stone; Hicks; Keynes; Kuznets;

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  1. Bos, Frits, 2011. "A national accounts satellite for human capital and education," MPRA Paper 33791, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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