E-Training on GDP Re-basing

Course

Self-paced e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Course details

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Level
Introductory
Intermediate
Advanced
Language
French
English
Region
Africa
Certificate
No

Course summary

This training is based on the Operational Guide on How to do GDP Rebasing developed by ECA for African countries

About this course

Structure of the course:

  • Session 1: Introduction and Volume Estimates Part I
  • Session 2: Volume Estimates Part II
  • Session 3 : Rebasing National Accounts (Part I)
  • Session 4: Rebasing National Accounts (Part II)
  • Session 5 : Annual rebasing: chain linking
  • Session 6 : Linking old National Accounts series with the new base year
  • Session 7: Documenting the data sources and methods used in rebasing

This course was organized in October 2018. All the presentations, WebEx discussions and exchanges, questions and answers, and quiz are available on the training website.

Target audience

The compilers of national accounts in the African developing economies

Learning objectives

The main objective of this course is to provide guidance to African countries in updating the base years used for measuring GDP at constant prices, based on 2008 SNA recommendations and African country best practices.