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National Accounts - Advanced course

 

National Accounts - Advanced course

Course Leader

Tuomas ROTHOVIUS and Katri SOINNE

Target Group

  • Junior statisticians of National Accounts (NA) departments or statisticians of other statistical departments dealing with NA statistics.

Entry Qualifications

  • Sound command of English. Participants should be able to make short interventions and to actively participate in discussions
  • Some experience in economic statistics (at least one year).

Objective(s)

  • The course aims at enhancing participants' theoretical and practical knowledge of National Accounts. They should become familiar with the system framework, the integration and balancing of source data and the presentation of national accounts data.

Contents

  • General features of the System of National Accounts (SNA, ESA)
  • History of National Accounts
  • Basic concepts
  • Supply and Use Tables
  • Volume measurement
  • Non-financial sector accounts
    • Introduction
    • S11
    • S12
    • S13
    • S14
    • S15
    • S2 (+ Balance of Payments)
  • Financial sector accounts
  • Productivity
  • Quarterly national accounts
  • Regional Accounts
  • Satellite Accounts
  • Administrative use of NA in the EU
  • Future of National Accounts
  • International Databases
  • Visit in small groups to meet one of the main users of NA in Finland (Ministry of Finance, Bank of Finland, ETLA Economic Research, Labour Institute for Economic Research,…), and afterwards each of the groups is preparing and giving a presentation to the rest of the participants

Expected Outcome

  • Good understanding of the System of National Accounts as well as relations between data sources and national accounts.

Training Methods

  • Lectures and examples
  • Exercises, discussions
  • Group work
  • Exchange of experiences on national practices
  • Visit to meet users in small groups, preparing and giving a presentation to the rest of the participants
 

Required Reading

None

Suggested Reading

  • ESA2010 Chapter 1
  • SNA2008 Chapters 1 and 2

Required Preparation

None

Trainer(s)/
Lecturer(s)

Tuomas ROTHOVIUS (Statistics Finland)

Katri SOINNE (Statistics Finland)

Samu HAKALA (Statistics Finland)

Markku RÄTY (Statistics Finland)

Ville HUHTALA (Statistics Finland)

Timo RISTIMÄKI (Statistics Finland)

Susanna TÅG (Statistics Finland)

Ville LINDROOS (Statistics Finland)

Jarkko KAUNISTO (Statistics Finland)

Lotta SJÖBLOM (Statistics Finland)

Juha MARTIKAINEN (Statistics Finland)

Laura KARPPINEN (Statistics Finland)

Pekka TAMMINEN (Statistics Finland)

Natalie LINDBERG (Statistics Finland)

Tapio KUUSISTO (Statistics Finland)

Practical Information

When

Duration

Where

Organiser

Application  via National Contact Point

16-25.11.2021

8 days

Helsinki, Finland

ICON-INSTITUT Public Sector GmbH

Deadline: 21.09.2021