Addressing the challenges of measuring the modern economy
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The Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence is a hub of world-leading expertise built around the analysis of emerging and future issues in measuring the economy. We believe economic measurement is centre stage to formulating economic policy and to improving economic outcomes.About ESCoE
A commitment to working collaboratively and across disciplinary, institutional and national boundaries is at the heart of ESCoE's ambitions to be an international point of reference for economic measurement research. ESCoE provides a range of opportunities for joint working between the academic, policy-making and statistics professionals communities. These include secondments; in-depth partnership working; and opportunities to discuss and jointly develop surveys, results, methodologies and strategies to improve economic statistics.Why ESCoE?
“The establishment of the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE) was an important step forward in implementing some of the Bean Review’s key recommendations. There’s already been excellent output from ESCoE’s exciting research agenda and we look forward to seeing ESCoE’s research translated into improved economic statistics over the medium-term.”Andy Haldane, Chief Economist, Bank of England
Our report ‘Addressing the challenges of measuring the modern economy’ sets out what we’ve achieved in our first three years. With a foreword by Jonathan Athow (Deputy National Statistician and Director General, Economic Statistics, Office for National Statistics) and an introduction by Rebecca Riley (Director, ESCoE), the report details ESCoE’s work so far and our next steps.Read the report