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Source: Big Data : Potential, Challenges and Statistical Implications

Volume/Issue: 2017/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Cornelia Hammer , Diane Kostroch , and Gabriel Quiros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2017

ISBN: 9781484310908

Keywords: Surveillance, Big Data, Macroeconomic and Financial Statistics, Official Statistics, Data Quality, General, Institutions and the Macroeconomy, Introductory Material

Big data are part of a paradigm shift that is significantly transforming statistical agencies, processes, and data analysis. While administrative and satellite data are already well established, the statistical com...

Data Consistency in IMF Publications

Data Consistency in IMF Publications »

Source: Data Consistency in IMF Publications : Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics

Volume/Issue: 2005/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

ISBN: 9781451860658

Keywords: International Financial Statistics, statistics, current account, balance of payments, public debt, current account balance, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, International Finance: General

Data published in IMF country staff reports and International Financial Statistics (IFS) may differ for identical variables and, at times, users may be unaware of the reasons for these differences and lack the info...

Treatment of Mobile Phone Licences in the National Accounts

Treatment of Mobile Phone Licences in the National Accounts »

Source: Treatment of Mobile Phone Licences in the National Accounts

Volume/Issue: 2001/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nils Mæhle , and Robert Dippelsman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

ISBN: 9781451849349

Keywords: Government Financial Statistics, spectrum, recording, accounts payable, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General

The treatment of license payments in the national accounts has become increasingly important in recent years; with mobile phone licenses being auctioned for substantial values in several countries. Because the text...

Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development

Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development »

Source: Dimensions of Land Inequality and Economic Development

Volume/Issue: 2004/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Lennart Erickson , and Dietrich Vollrath

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451857610

Keywords: Agricultural inequality, land inequality, institutions, financial development, education provision, gini coefficient, statistics, standard errors, measure of inequality, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

There are several theories linking land inequality with aspects of economic development. Empirical work on these theories has attempted to establish a relationship between land inequality and institutions, financia...

The Impact of Changes in Stock Prices and House Priceson Consumption in OECD Countries

The Impact of Changes in Stock Prices and House Priceson Consumption in OECD Countries »

Source: The Impact of Changes in Stock Prices and House Priceson Consumption in OECD Countries

Volume/Issue: 2002/1

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Ludwig , and Torsten Sloek

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451841640

Keywords: wealth effect, panel cointegration, stock market, statistics, financial systems, stock prices, equation, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

This paper quantifies the different impact of stock and house prices on consumption using data for 16 OECD countries. The analysis finds that the long-run impact of an increase in stock prices and house prices is i...

Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa*

Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa* »

Source: Economic Fluctuations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Volume/Issue: 2018/40

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Giovanni Melina , and Rafael Portillo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 05 March 2018

ISBN: 9781484344880

Keywords: Supply and demand, Financial statistics, National income, Financial crises, Business cycles, macroeconomic fluctuations, low income countries, developing economies, comparative studies of countries, SSA

We compare business cycle fluctuations in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries vis-à-vis the rest of the world. Our main results are as follows: (i) African economies stand out by their macroeconomic volatility, whi...

Direct Reporting of Private Sector Cross-Border Financial Flows and Stocks in Selected African Countries

Direct Reporting of Private Sector Cross-Border Financial Flows and Stocks in Selected African Countries »

Source: Direct Reporting of Private Sector Cross-Border Financial Flows and Stocks in Selected African Countries

Volume: 14

Series: Technical Notes and Manuals

Author(s): Simon Quin , Kenneth Egesa , and Howard Murad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 February 2014

ISBN: 9781475557985

Keywords: Balance of payments statistics, Ghana, Gambia, The, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Mozambique, The Gambia, International Investment Position, International Capital Flows

Private cross-border financial flows and stocks have grown to account for an increasingly significant part of overall transactions and positions in many African countries. Direct reporting through enterprise survey...

Big Data
			: Potential, Challenges and Statistical Implications

Big Data : Potential, Challenges and Statistical Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2017/6

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Cornelia Hammer , Diane Kostroch , and Gabriel Quiros

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484310908.006

ISBN: 9781484310908

Keywords: Surveillance, Big Data, Macroeconomic and Financial Statistics, Official Statistics, Data Quality, General, Institutions and the Macroeconomy, Introductory Material

Big data are part of a paradigm shift that is significantly transforming statistical agencies, processes, and data analysis. While administrative and satellite data are already well established, the statistical com...

Data Consistency in IMF Publications
			: Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics

Data Consistency in IMF Publications : Country Staff Reports Versus International Financial Statistics »

Volume/Issue: 2005/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Cady , and Anthony Pellechio

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451860658.001

ISBN: 9781451860658

Keywords: International Financial Statistics, statistics, current account, balance of payments, public debt, current account balance, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, International Finance: General

Data published in IMF country staff reports and International Financial Statistics (IFS) may differ for identical variables and, at times, users may be unaware of the reasons for these differences and lack the info...

Treatment of Mobile Phone Licences in the National Accounts

Treatment of Mobile Phone Licences in the National Accounts »

Volume/Issue: 2001/72

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nils Mæhle , and Robert Dippelsman

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849349.001

ISBN: 9781451849349

Keywords: Government Financial Statistics, spectrum, recording, accounts payable, Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Macroeconomic Data, National Budget, Deficit, and Debt: General

The treatment of license payments in the national accounts has become increasingly important in recent years; with mobile phone licenses being auctioned for substantial values in several countries. Because the text...