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Handbook of National Accounting: Financial Production, Flows and Stocks in the System of National Accounts - White-cover version
Released:2014
Description:The Handbook provides practical guidance on the calculation and allocation of the production of various types of financial services and issues related to the compilation of the financial account and balance sheets by institutional sector in the context of from-whom-to-whom relationships.
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Guidelines on Integrated Economic Statistics
Released:2013
Description:The Guidelines on Integrated Economic Statistics provide practical guidance on advancing consistency, coherence and reconciliation of statistical information through the application of the methodology of integrated economic statistics using the System of National Accounts 2008 as the overarching conceptual framework. The Guidelines also provide case studies and other practical material to share experiences in implementing an integrated statistical production approach in national statistical systems.
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Handbook of National Accounting: National Accounts - A Practical Introduction
Released:2004
Description:Basic concepts and structures of the System of National Accounts (SNA) are provided in this handbook designed to familiarize economists and policy makers with national accounts. This publication will serve as a useful guide to reading the SNA.
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SNA Compilation Worksheets: Zip file (598 KB)
Example of Supply and Use Tables by Institutional Sectors: Excel file (249 KB)
 
Handbook of National Accounting: Handbook on Non-Profit Institutions in the System of National Accounts
Released:2003
Description:This handbook recommends statistical standards and guidelines for the development of data on non-profit institutions (NPIs) within the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA). The framework, concepts and classifications are designed as an extension and clarification of those underlying the 1993 SNA. The publication is coordinated by the United Nations Statistical Division and includes contributions from SNA experts, national accountants and other specialists from a variety of developed and developing countries. Its objective is to develop and make available increasingly important NPI data, which to this point has been often ignored as part of the economy-wide compilation of data on national statistics.
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Handbook of National Accounting: Use of Macro Accounts in Policy Analysis
Released:2002
Description:Traditionally policy analysts use statistics in order to monitor developments and make decisions. This handbook emphasizes the role of macro accounting as an instrument rather than a data set. The term 'macro accounts' refers to the feature of macro accounts to reconcile separate statistics into a coherent data set and offers macro accounts as an instrument to policy analysts. The handbook is about the interaction between the scope of macro accounting, the compilation of macro accounts and analysis.
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Handbook of National Accounting: A Systems Approach to National Accounts Compilation
Released:2000
Description:This technical report,based on the 1993 System of National Accounts, provides a general framework in which the multitude of worldwide experiences in the field of national accounts compilation can be incorporated and thus can be compared and discussed for the benefit of political and technical decision makers. It discusses the national compilation approach, the statistical requirements and analytical features of alternative options, and the concept of national accounts and supporting data compilation cycles. In addition, the report includes two annexes. Annex I presents a summary of practical experiences acquired during the tests of the compilation approach carried out by the United Nations Statistical Department in a number of country projects. Annex II presents, in an illustrative manner, some types of statistical discrepancies that may emerge. It also shows how a reconciliation strategy may be defined to eliminate these discrepancies.
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Handbook of National Accounting: Household Accounting Experience in Concepts and Compilation, Vol.1: Household Sector Accounts
Released:2000
Description:This handbook focuses on household sector accounts and their possible extensions as described in the System of National Accounts 1993. It describes the experiences of countries with regard to conceptual and compilation issues of household sector and satellite accounting. Volume 1 focuses on the concept of the informal sector, presents country and case studies on the compilation of household sector accounts, and describes the links of the household sector with other selected sectors.
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Handbook of National Accounting: Household Accounting Experience in Concepts and Compilation, Vol.2: Household Satellite Extensions
Released:2000
Description:This handbook focuses on household sector accounts and their possible extensions as described in the System of National Accounts 1993. It describes the experiences of countries with regard to conceptual and compilation issues of household sector and satellite accounting. Volume 2 is primarily devoted to various types of household satellite accounting including labour accounting and socio-economic accounting. This volume also describes various social indicators, problems in measuring them and potential data sources.
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Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting - An Operational Manual
Released:2000
Description:United Nations Statistics Division and United Nations Environment Programme have jointly published Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting. The handbook provides, on the basis of country experiences, hands on guidance on the implementation of the more practical modules of the System of integrated Environmental and Economic accounting (SEEA).
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Handbook of National Accounting: Links between Business Accounting and National Accounting
Released:2000
Description:This Handbook is part of a series of handbooks in support of the implementation of the 1993 System of National Accounts. This handbook attempts to cover the conceptual and practical aspects of linking business accounts to national accounts through countries' experiences. From the Handbook, one learns how to read financial statements of corporations, the similarities and differences between concepts in business accounts and economics and the necessary adjustments to be made to business accounts to obtain national accounts for economic analysis. The main target audience for this handbook is staff responsible for the compilation of national accounts and survey specialists.
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Handbook of National Accounting: Handbook of Input-Output Table Compilation and Analysis
Released:1999
Description:The main focus of the Handbook is to cover in detail the conceptual and statistical integration of the supply and use tables within the 1993 System of National Accounts (SNA). The Handbook covers three main areas: the analytical and statistical foundation of input-output (I/O) analysis and the methods of converting the supply and use tables into a single symmetric I/O table; compilation of SNA supply and use tables; and applications of I/O tables and models dealing with price deflation and annual national accounts estimates, impact analysis and pollution study.
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Handbook of National Accounting: Use of the System of National Accounts in Economies in Transition
Released:1996
Description:This handbook provides guidance for national accountants on the application of international standards on national accounts in "transition economies" and other countries introducing market mechanisms. It reviews how shifts in production from public to private and from non-market to market production affect GDP and component measures of production and final demand, changes in the social benefits system, privatization of enterprises and dwellings and the emerging financial system, and how to adapt data sources to these changes. Conceptual and data links between SNA and the Material Product System (MPS) are presented in the annex.
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