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Latin America :, Highlights from the Implementation of the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA), Roberto Ramos, Lisbeth Rivas, Gonzalo Pastor Campos

This paper reviews the Latin American experience with the implementation of 1993 SNAand the updating of the national accounts' base year. It also makes a preliminary assessment of the possible estimation biases in nominal GDP estimates stemming from the use of outdated national accounts base years, downwards biases with household final consumption estimates, and an overestimation of gross fixed capital formation in construction activities
Table of contents
Contents; I. Introduction; II. Background; Boxes; 1. Changing the Base Year: What does it Imply?; 2. Latin America: Impact on Nominal GDP Levels from Changes in Base Year and Implementation of 1993 SNA; III. Key Methodological and Data Source Upgrades; 3. 1993 SNA Main Methodological Changes from 1968 SNA; IV. Updating National Accounts in Latin America: A Preliminary Assessment; A. Quality Gaps vis-à-vis Best Practices; Tables; 1. Latin America and the Caribbean: Data ROSC: Summary of Results-National Accounts; B. Economic Dimensions of the Data Revisions
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non fiction
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