16 September 2013


CCSA SESSION ON INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS

SUPPLYING INTERNATIONAL STATISTICS FOR DECISION MAKING

Friday, 30 August 2013 [9.00 – 11:15 and 13:00 – 15:15]

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)

1 expo drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China

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Final Programme (ISI session reference numbers STS045 and STS095)

Part 1 – International statistics for decision making


09:00 – 09:10


Welcome address

Welcome remarks by Mr. Werner Bier, Deputy Director General, Directorate General Statistics, European Central Bank, CCSA co-chair

09:10 – 09:30

Mr. Shyam Upadhyaya, Chief Statistician, United Nations Industrial Development Organization

"Composite measure of industrial performance for cross-country analysis

Paper and Presentation

09:30 – 09:50

Mr. Robert Heath, Deputy Director, Statistics Department, International Monetary Fund

Why are the G-20 Data Gaps Initiative and the SDDS Plus Relevant for Financial Stability Analysis

Paper and Presentation

09:50 – 10:10

Mr. Werner Bier, Deputy Director General, Directorate General Statistics, European Central Bank &
Mr. Per Nymand-Andersen, Adviser, Directorate General Statistics, European Central Bank

Should international organisations use also non-official sources when providing official international economic statistics ?”

Paper and Presentation

10:10 – 10:30

Mr. Artur Andrysiak, Statistician, Asian Development Bank

"Reviving statistical yearbooks to meet changing needs of users

Presentation


10:30 – 10:50

Mrs. Maurine Haver, CEO, Owner, Haver Analytics Ltd

"The challenge of supplying comparable international statistics to professional users”

Presentation

10:50 – 11.10

Mr. Peter Van De Ven, Head of the national accounts division, OECD

“Politics and statistics: a happy marriage?"

Presentation

11:10 – 11:30

 

 

Discussant - Mr. Jonathan Palmer, Chief Operating Officer, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Open questions

Lunch break


Part 2 – CCSA panel discussion - International statistics for decision making

13.00 – 13.10

Welcome address

Welcome remarks by Mr. Werner Bier, Deputy Director General, Directorate General Statistics, European Central Bank, CCSA co-chair

13.10 – 13.30

Mr. Grant Cameron, Manager, International Statistical Programs, World Bank

“New Collaborations to Assess the Reliability and Relevance of Food Data Collected in National Household Surveys”

Presentation


13:30 – 13:50

Mr. Andreas Maurer, Chief, International Trade Statistics Section, World Trade Organisation

"International trade in services in statistical frameworks”

Paper


13.50 – 14. 10

Mr. Per Nymand-Andersen, Adviser, Directorate General Statistics, European Central Bank

“Supplying evidence based international statistics for decision making”

Presentation


14.10 – 14.30

Discussion and open questions

14.30 – 14.45

Closing remarks by Mr. Werner Bier, Deputy Director General, Directorate General Statistics, European Central Bank, CCSA co-chair.