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Accounting for Economic Development and Social Change - S.J. Keuning

Accounting for Economic Development and Social Change

By: S.J. Keuning (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1996
ISBN: 9789051992823
Number Of Pages: 246

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The relevance of applied economic and social analysis stands or falls with the strength of the analytical tools, on the one hand, and the appropriateness of the underlying data framework, on the other hand. Whereas virtually all economic and sociological research focuses on the analytical tools, this book deals with the design of an appropriate data framework. In many countries, it is not so much a lack of data per se that is the problem. Official statistics often comprise a wealth of information, laid down in many different publications. The main difficulty then relates to the lack of integration of these statistics, so that all kinds of events that are interrelated in reality can only be studied in isolation. Of course, the lack of integration of statistics applies less to economic data, as the national accounts function as a coordinating information system for these data. In fact, an important aim of this book is to demonstrate that the basic principles of national accounts can and should be extended to a wider range of statistics, notably social and environmental statistics. For this purpose, a so-called System of Economic and Social Accounting Matrices and Extensions (SESAME) is designed and applied in this book, following its announcement in the 1993 System of National Accounts, the guidelines of the United Nations and other international organizations.

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Social Accounting Matrix as a National Accounts Framework
Integrated Estimates of Productivity and Terms-of-Trade Changes from a Social Accounting Matrix at Constant Prices
SESAME for the Evaluation of Economic Development and Social Change
The SESAME as an Integrated Statistical Information System
List of References
The detailed 1975 and 1980 SAMs for Indonesia and Average Annual Growth Rates
All parts of a SAM for Indonesia, 1975 at 1980 Constant Prices and Concomitant Price and Volume Changes
List of Tables and Figures
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ISBN: 9789051992823
ISBN-10: 9051992823
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 246
Published: 1st January 1996
Publisher: IOS Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1