You are here

Studies in Methods (Ser. F)

Studies in Methods (Series F) is the title of a book series produced by the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), which is part of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA). This series includes various titles that deal with the development and compiling of various statistical indicators, as well as best practices for the conducting of surveys and censuses.

HOUSEHOLD SAMPLE SURVEYS DEV

Household Sample Surveys in Developing and Transition Countries

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
18 Nov 2005
The present publication presents the “state of the art” on several important aspects of conducting household surveys in developing and transition countries, including sample design, survey implementation, non-sampling errors, survey costs, and analysis of survey data. The main objective of this h...
MANUAL CONTABIL NACIONAL UTILIZAC

Manual de Contabilidad Nacional

Utilización de las Macrocuentas en el Análisis de Políticas

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
31 Dec 2004
Este manual examina la interacción entre tres fenómenos: el alcance de la macrocontabilidad, la compilación de las macrocuentas y el análisis. El análisis puede ser de dos tipos: el primero se conoce como análisis de indicadores y se usa para estudiar acontecimientos pasados y presentes; el segun...
GUIDE PRODUC STAT ON TIME USE

Guide to Producing Statistics on Time Use

Measuring Paid and Unpaid Work

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
7 Oct 2005
This publication presents an overview of different approaches to the design of time-use surveys. In addition, it reviews methods and practices in collecting, processing and disseminating time-use statistics through a compilation of country experiences. The Guide serves as a reference for countrie...
UPDATES AMEND SYSTEM NATL 1993

Updates and Amendments to the System of National Accounts 1993

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
24 Sep 2004
The methodological material presented in this publication complements the recommendations of the System of National Accounts 1993, and reflects the changes and improvements that have been introduced to the System of National Accounts since its most recent version in 1993. Along with the previousl...
NATL PRACTICES IN COMPILATION

National Practices in Compilation and Dissemination of External Trade Index Numbers

A Technical Report

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
7 Oct 2005
This report describes national practices in compilation of external trade index numbers for 76 countries and one customs union. The report covers such topics as index numbers series produced, source of data, calculation methods, limitation of indices produced, release dates, revision policy, diss...
INDICATORS MONITOR MILLENN DEV

Indicators for Monitoring the Millennium Development Goals

Definitions, Rationale, Concepts and Sources

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
14 May 2004
This handbook contains basic metadata on the agreed list of quantitative indicators for monitoring progress towards the eight goals and 18 targets derived from the United Nations Millennium Declaration. It is designed to provide United Nations country teams and national and international stakehol...
HNDBK THE COLLECTION FERTILITY

Handbook on the Collection of Fertility and Mortality Data

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
16 Jul 2004
This Handbook presents data on births, deaths and populations collected using several complementary methods. This data is useful to government officials, policymakers and statistical planners as well as researchers and scholars.
HNDBK NON PROFIT INSTITUTIONS

Handbook on Non-profit Institutions in the System of National Accounts

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
24 Oct 2003
This handbook recommends statistical standards and guidelines for the development of data on non-profit institutions (NPIs) within the System of National Accounts 1993 (1993 SNA). The framework, concepts and classifications are designed as an extension and clarification of those underlying the 19...
HNDBK STATISTICAL ORGANIZATION

Handbook of Statistical Organization, third edition

The Operation and Organization of a Statistical Agency

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
6 Jun 2003
This handbook is about national statistical offices. It deals with the fundamentals of national systems of official statistics, covering areas such as general principles, data collection and respondent policies, principles of organization and management, and dissemination guidelines. The key chap...
MANUAL FOR THE DEV SYSTEM CRIMINAL

Manual for the Development of a System of Criminal Justice Statistics

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
6 Jun 2003
Criminal justice statistics assist in policy research and analysis within criminal justice systems. They are also essential for understanding and trying to shape social development. This manual sets out an updated general framework for the development of a national system of criminal justice stat...
HNDBK CENSUS MNGMT FOR POPULATION

Handbook on Census Management for Population and Housing Censuses

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
27 Oct 2000
This Handbook reflects current practices in census management and provides concrete examples of census processes used in developed and developing countries. It presents an extensive coverage of techniques that can be used for quality assurance in every phase of the census cycle. The publication p...
HNDBK NATL ACCOUNTING USE MACRO

Handbook on National Accounting

Use of Macro Accounts in Policy Analysis

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
27 Sep 2002
Traditionally policy analysts use statistics in order to monitor developments and make decisions. This handbook emphasizes the role of macro accounting as an instrument rather than a data set. The term 'macro accounts' refers to the feature of macro accounts to reconcile separate statistics into ...
HANDBOOK OF STATISTICAL ORGANIZATI

Handbook of Statistical Organization

A Study on the Organization of National Statistical Services and Related Management Issues

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
6 Jan 1979
The demand for statistics of the highest quality by Governments, business, economists, social workers and others, has increased enormously. This discussions presented in this publication will assist those involved in the establishment of statistical services, in formulating their policies. This p...
STRATEGIES FOR MEASURING INDUSTRIA

Strategies for Measuring Industrial Structure and Growth

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
16 Dec 1994
This study is a technical report on the various strategies available to deal with problems of capturing reliable and timely information on industrial activity. It approaches the subject from both conceptual and practical perspectives, taking into account the international recommendations for indu...
SYSTEM OF NATL ACCOUNTS 1993

System of National Accounts 1993

Series:
Studies in Methods (Ser. F)
11 Feb 1994
This comprehensive manual is the result of an intensive and unprecedented collaboration of five organizations - the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and the European Union, with input from some 200 experts worldwide in...