Understanding Economic Statistics: An OECD Perspective

Drawing on OECD statistics in particular, ‘Understanding Economic Statistics: an OECD perspective' shows readers how to use statistics to understand the world economy. It gives an overview of the history, key concepts and the main providers of economic statistics. A detailed chapter provides a comprehensive picture of the main statistical activities of the OECD.  Finally, the book explores the crucial issue of quality assurance and the implications for public trust.

08 Oct 2008 196 pages English Also available in: Czech

https://doi.org/10.1787/9789264046986-en 9789264046986 (PDF)

Authors: OECD