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Handbook of National Accounting

Household Accounting - Experience in Concepts and Compilation

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: December 2000
  • Page count: 804
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 00.XVII.16

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This handbook focuses on household sector accounts and their possible extensions as described in the System of National Accounts 1993. It describes the experiences of countries with regard to conceptual and compilation issues of household sector and satellite accounting. Volume 1 focuses on the concept of the informal sector, presents country and case studies on the compilation of household sector accounts, and describes the links of the household sector with other selected sectors. Volume 2 is primarily devoted to various types of household satellite accounting including labour accounting and socio-economic accounting. This volume also describes various social indicators, problems in measuring them and potential data sources.