Fixed Base Year vs. Chain Linking in National Accounts : Experience of Sub-Saharan African Countries »
Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Robert Dippelsman , Venkat Josyula , and Eric Métreau
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 08 July 2016
There are two approaches for producing volume estimates of GDP, fixed base year and annual chaining. While most advanced economies have adopted the chain-linked approach in the past twenty years, some African count...