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National accounts of Caribbean countries: methodologies, sources and quality, and a comparative Caribbean study

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National accounts of Caribbean countries: methodologies, sources and quality, and a comparative Caribbean study

Autor institucional: NU. CEPAL. Sede Subregional para el Caribe Physical Description: 41 p. : tabls. Editorial: ECLAC Date: December 1998 ECLAC symbol: LC/CAR/G.552

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Summary Reviews the methodologies used to derive production accounts. Looks at the non-financial corporate sector, the financial corporate sector, the government sector, the houshold sector and the external sector. Approaches to examining GDP are examined. Agriculture, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, electricity gas and water, construction, distributive trades, transport storage and communication and finance and real estate are assessed in detail. Includes sugestions for an improvement in the methodologies.