The IFC's contribution to the 53rd ISI Session, Seoul, 2001

IFC Bulletin No 10
October 2001

Editorial

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From Seoul to Berlin, via Basle

5

Short Report of the IFC Administrative Meeting 6
Visit to the Bank of Korea 8
   

Articles

 
Statistical Measurement of the "New Economy" (including hedonic price indicators)
Hans-Peter Glaab
9
Statistical Measurement of the "New Economy" - A review of work undertaken at the Bank of England and the Office for National Statistics
Philip Turnbull
16
The Cost of the Lack of Statistics
Johan Östberg
19
   

Seoul Meeting 2001

 

Programme of the IFC Conference

23

   

Papers

 
   

Financial Stability Statistics

 
Recent Developments in Statistical Requirements for Financial Stability, and in their Use - The Perspective of International Organisations
Paul van den Bergh and Charles Enoch
25
Discussants' Comments 27
L Federico Signorini 27
Jean-Marc Israël 28
   

The Measurement of External Debt and External Reserves

 
Foreign Reserves Measurement and Balance of Payments Consistency - Three Caribbean Examples
Daniel O Boamah
30
The Measurement of External Debt and External Reserves - The Case of the Czech Republic
Petr Vojtisek
34
Update in the Field
Carol S Carson
40
   

Collection of Financial Data from Companies - Statistics and International Accounting Standards

 
Timeliness and Reliability of Financial Statements in the Banking Sector: The impact for macroeconomic data
Rudi Acx
41
Loan and Deposit Valuation: The Methodologies of the Monetary and Financial Statistics Manual and the International Accounting Draft Standard
Satoru Hagino
44
Comments on "Measuring the Service Earnings of Financial Intermediaries - The role of the balance sheet in the production process"
Kiyohito Utsunomiya
46
Treatment of Retirement Benefits and Stock Options in National Accounting
Kiyohito Utsunomiya, Satoru Hagino and Teppei Nagano
47
   

The Relationship between Central Banks and Statistical Institutes

 
Financial information collection system in the Bank of Latvia: Heading toward direct reporting and surveys
Agris Caune and Arvils Sautins
63
Integration of the trade statistics in the balance of payments of the Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Union and the current account of Belgium
Guido Melis
65
The Relationship between Central Banks and Statistical Institutes - The Case of Austria
Aurel Schubert
68
   

Fisher's short stories

 
Fisher's short stories on wealth 56-64
Arthur Vogt
70

Short stories on wealth

76