Over the last decade, a number of methodological manuals on macroeconomic datasets were produced by the international community. For a number of reasons, these manuals could be viewed as fragmented, disconnected, and branching in various directions. This paper groups by topics and broad classifications a critical mass (some 40) of manuals that have been published since 1993 or that are nearing completion. Viewing the manuals in an integrated framework prompts a reflection with four broad types of issues to be addressed for future work: awareness and accessibility of the manuals; their relevance; the need for further harmonization, and the need for updating procedures.It is on the basis of such a relationship that efforts were made over the last decade to harmonize the various manuals. ... by manuals, distinguishing the conceptual and definition manuals from the compilation guides, and showing how theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Manuals on Macroeconomic Statistics: A Stocktaking to Guide Future Work (EPub)|
|Author||:||Mrs. Carol S. Carson, Ms. Lucie Laliberté|
|Publisher||:||International Monetary Fund - 2001-11-01|