What is the publishers'
source for this indicator?
What is the basic
definition of the indicator?
- Can you find the formula used
to create the indicator?
What does the
publisher do to enhance comparability across nations/regions of the world?
Cite at least
one example of a comparison difficulty that the publisher cannot overcome.
Now try the same exercise for an
indicator from the Bureau of Economic Analysis
(preferably the same one as you selected above, if not a related indicator).
- What is the BEA's source for this
- What is the indicator's basic
- What is the formula used to create
the indicator (be careful with price indices)?
- What does the BEA do to enhance
comparability of its indicators with those published by other nations?