International seminar on early warning and business cycle indicators

14-12-2009  – 16-12-2009 Scheveningen

In its response to the global economic and financial crisis, the Statistics Division is organising a number of international seminars on the methodology to generate high frequency indicators of economic performance, their international comparability, the communication strategy of such indicators and the development of additional synthesis indicators on the performance of the real economy and the financial markets for effective monitoring. The second meeting of the series is the International Seminar on Early Warning and Business Cycle Indicators, which is scheduled for Monday 14 to Wednesday 16 December 2009 in Scheveningen, The Netherlands, hosted by Statistics Netherlands. It is expected that this seminar will discuss the results from the global assessment of a data template of high frequency indicators and country practices in the preparation of: first GDP estimates; composite indicators; sentiment surveys and their application in tracking the economic crisis.

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  • Herman Smith, Tel.: +1 212 963 4679, E-mail:

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