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Overview of employment flash estimation methods

Overview of employment flash estimation methods

The document provides a general overview of methods that are used in Member States for compiling employment flash estimates at 30 or 45 days after the quarter-end. It guides the compiler in the estimation process by following a step-by-step approach. The document discusses available source data, estimation procedures, model strategies, methods for forecasting missing data and the analysis of results. Description of countries’ methodologies, links to available software and references to literature are included as well.

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Release date: 14/06/2019

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Product Code: KS-GQ-19-005
ISBN: 978-92-76-08008-4
ISSN: 2315-0815
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.2785/044153
Theme: Economy and finance
Collection: Manuals and guidelines