Services GDP: Issues in Estimation

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Gross value added per worker (GVAPW) in any sector of the economy is an important parameter used in national accounts statistics since its product with the population of the workforce is used to...
The revision of the system of national accounts of 1993, due by 2007-08, is expected to bring about several conceptual and computational changes. The impact of such changes on the financial sector's...
This paper reviews the methodology for estimating output from banking intermediation services in India. The existing practice is compared with the guidelines provided in the United Nations System of...
Manufacturing services are characterised as outsourced parts of a total production process and comprise output of those manufacturing activities that are performed on the physical inputs owned by...
Measuring the contribution of services to the Indian economy is a challenging task because it presents problems not encountered in the primary and secondary sectors. The authors discuss problems...
The increasing importance of services in the Indian economy prompted the organisation of a seminar, 'Growing Size of the Services Sector in the Indian Economy' , in 2006. After briefly touching on...
The sustained and rapid growth of the services sector in the Indian economy has raised questions about how to accurately estimate the contribution of the sector to GDP. There are problems relating to...
The rising share of the service sector in the gross domestic product marks a structural shift in the Indian economy and brings it closer to a developed economy. In view of its rising importance, an...
This paper deals with the methodology and data sources used for estimating gross value added from different categories of services, especially from the unorganised sector. The GVA estimates are first...

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