Connect with IMF Institute
Macroeconomic Statistics

Business Survey Questionnaire Design for National Accounting

Invitation

Session No.: SA 19.58

Location: New Delhi, India

Date: August 5-9, 2019 (1 week)

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    The workshop is intended for government officials who would benefit from the knowledge of the concepts, principles, and methods used design to business surveys which are subsequently used to compile national accounts statistics.
    Back to top

    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to possess a degree in accounting, the social sciences, or a related field, and have proficiency in Microsoft EXCEL and WORD.
    Back to top

    Course Description

    This one-week course will be presented by experts from the International Monetary Fund's Statistics Department. The course will cover the following topics: national accounts concepts, methods, and framework; estimating Gross Domestic Product using the production approach; best practices on survey design; designing business surveys to enable national accounts compilation; sampling strategies; best practices on edit and imputation; examining specific business surveys and offering suggestions on improvements. The course will feature interactive lectures and hands-on exercises that enable participants to operationalize what they learn. The main lectures and workshops include: 1. Production accounts: measurement of output; intermediate consumption, and value added (gross domestic product (GDP)).2. Survey design and development.3. Business questionnaire design to facilitate estimation of the production accounts and value added.3. Sampling. 4. Edit and Imputation. 5. Case studies of questionnaire design for selected India business surveys.
    Back to top

    Course Objectives

    At the end of the course participants should understand the data needs of national accounts compilers. As well, they should be able to describe optimal business questionnaire design that supports the needs of national accounting. Participants will also gain knowledge on the basics of survey design, and best practices of sampling and edit and imputation
    Back to top

    Apply Now - Application deadline approaching:

    IMF offers online training to government officials and the public. Click Learn more to find our current offerings.

    High-Frequency Indicators of Economic Activity (IEA)

    English | August 19-30, 2024 | In-person Training | Vienna, Austria

    Apply online by May 26, 2024

    Navigating Banking Supervision - Unpacking the Latest Issues with a Regional Perspective

    English | June 24-28, 2024 | In-person Training | Mumbai, India

    Apply online by May 28, 2024

    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    English (Russian) | August 5-9, 2024 | Blended Training | Vienna, Austria

    Apply online by May 30, 2024