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|Compilation Basics for Macroeconomic Statistics (OL19.16, CBMSx) in English
June 26 – July 24, 2019 (6 weeks)
Expected workload: 6 – 9 hours a week
Application deadline: June 24, 2019
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Course Description: This online course by the IMF’s Statistics Department covers concepts, definitions, and principles commonly applied in the compilation and dissemination of all macroeconomic statistics. You will learn the basics about residence, institutional units, institutional sectors, stock positions and economic flows, accounting rules for macroeconomic statistics, financial instruments in the balance sheet, the IMF’s Data Standards Initiatives, and the basic macroeconomic linkages between the accounts of the real, fiscal, external, and financial sectors.
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