national accounts

Publication date: 18 Oct 2019 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Macroeconomics | Authors: Chadha, J S, Rincon-Aznar, A | External authors: Srinivasan, S, Thomas, R | JEL classification: C82, E01, N1 | NIESR discussion paper number: 509
This paper provides an inventory of the available macroeconomic statistics in the UK for the last hundred years or so.  The focus is on documenting the higher frequency (daily, monthly and quarterly) macroeconomic data that are available after the World War 1, rather than longer run annual time...
Publication date: 24 Jul 2019 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Authors: Coyle, D, Nguyen, D | JEL classification: E01, L86, D24 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 249 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
When economists talk about ‘measurement’ they tend to refer to metrics that can capture changes in quantity, quality and distribution of goods and services. In this paper we argue that the digital transformation of the economy, particularly the rise of cloud computing as a general-purpose...
Publication date: 13 Nov 2009 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Mitchell, J, Weale, M | External authors: Solomou, S. | JEL classification: N34, C82 | NIESR discussion paper number: 348
We derive monthly and quarterly series of UK GDP for the inter-war period from a set of indicators that were constructed at the time. We proceed to illustrate how the new data can contribute to our understanding of the economic history of the UK in the 1930s and have also used the series to draw...