A systems view on concepts of income in the national accounts
AbstractIn this paper, concepts of income are discussed in view of the purpose of use and the actual circumstances. Main choices in defining income are presented in a general system. The national accounts is a multi-purpose framework. It should therefore contain several concepts of income.
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Income; production boundary; expections and risk; measurability and comparability; micro-macro linkages;
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- E0 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General
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