Virtual : Institutional Sector Accounts-Introductory Level (ISA-I)

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Apply the principles underlying the compilation of national accounts and financial accounts statistics.
  • Describe the links between the sequence of accounts, thereby providing the basis for an integrated compilation of non-financial economic activities, generation of income, financial transactions, and balance sheets.
  • Apply the acquired knowledge on concepts and methodology to identify data gaps as well as strengths and weaknesses in existing data.
  • Explore alternate and competing data sources to compile the ISA.
  • Confront ISA estimates to ensure that they are consistent and coherent throughout the sequence of accounts.
  • Explain to policymakers the importance and relevance of compiling ISA and balance sheets for the analysis of macro-prudential developments.