National Economic Statistics
Course No.: SMJ2221109 Credit(s):2
National Economic Statistics represents the system of statistical and macro-economic information. The course gets students acquainted with the basic theories and methods of system of national accounts which is a basic statistical model of the national economy. Both understanding of structure of the system of national accounts and understanding its basic documents are stressed as the necessary assumptions for treatment of the data on state and development of national economy.
Course Learning Outcomes
The objective of this course is to make students fully understand the importance and function of national economic accounting for national economic management and macro-economic analysis, to master the basic principles of national economic accounting and the accounting and analysis methods of major macroeconomic indicators, to lay a solid theoretical foundation for the future work of national economy management, macro-economic analysis and enterprise operation and management.
Relationship to Other Courses
Pre-requisites: Micro-Economics, Macro-Economics,Statistics
Textbook and Reading Lists
Mingxue Gao, National Economic Accounting (3rd edition). China Renmin University Press, 2012.
Suggested reading lists:
Qiyun Liu, The Input-Output Analysis. China Renmin University Press, 2011.
Can Yang, National Economic Accounting Course, China Statistics Press, 2008.
Task in home
Test and Questions in class
The Flow of Funds Accounting
The Flow of Funds Accounting - Financial Transactions
Accounting of Assets and Liabilities
The International Balance of Payments and the International Investment Position Accounting
The System of National Accounts
International Comparison of National Economic Accounting