Proceedings of the IFC Conference on "Central Bank Issues Regarding National and Financial Accounts", Basel, September 2004

IFC Bulletin No 20
April 2005
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Overview of past, current and future developments of the IFC 5
A word of thanks to Hans Van Wijk 10
   
Session 2  
National accounts statistics: some key issues
R Acx
12
Comparing growth in GDP and labour productivity: measurement issues
Nadim Ahmad, François Lequiller, Pascal Marianna, Dirk Pilat, Paul Schreyer and Anita Wölfl
15
Estimating the output gap in the Polish economy: the VECM approach
Michał Gradzewicz and Marcin Kolasa
24
Estimating capacity utilization from survey data
Norman Morin and John Stevens
42
   
Workshop C  
Revisiting recent productivity developments across OECD countries
Les Skoczylas and Bruno Tissot
63
Labour productivity vs. total factor productivity
Ulrich Kohli
106
Measuring total factor productivity for the United Kingdom
harlotta Groth, Maria Gutierrez-Domenech and Sylaja Srinivasan
118
Information technology and productivity changes in the banking industry
Luca Casolaro and Giorgio Gobbi
129
Discussant's summary on Workshop C: Productivity Statistics
Hlabi Morudu
147
   
Workshop D  
Estimating output gap for the Turkish economy: A semi-structural non-linear time series approach
Çağrı Sarkaya, Fethi Öğünç, Dilara Ece, Ayşe Tatar Curl, Arzu Çetinkaya
149
Using additional information in estimating the output gap in Peru: a multivariate unobserved component approach
Gonzalo Llosa and Shirley Miller
167
Capital stock in Indonesia: measurement and validity test
Noor Yudanto, Gunawan Wicaksono, Eko Ariantoro and A Reina Sari
183
Comments on the workshop about output gap and capacity
Ahmed Al Kholifey
199
   
Workshop E  
Measurement of gross domestic product (GDP) and challenges for the new base year 2003 series: the Chilean case
José Venegas Morales
203
Constructing a composite leading indicator for the Turkish economic activity and forecasting its turning points
Aslıhan Atabek, Evren Erdoğan Coşar and Saygin Şahinöz
222
Real-time data and business cycle analysis in Germany
Jörg Döpke
232
DP flash monthly estimates in DRC
Gerard Mutombo Mule Mule and Marie-Jose Ndaya Ilunga
254
Quality measures for quarterly national accounts and related external statistics
Jorge Diz Dias and Wim Haine; Ingo Kuhnert
270