The ESCoE Discussion Paper Series is a repository for research papers concerned with best practice economic statistics and measurement and research into new methods of measurement in the modern economy. Professor Richard J Smith is the ESCoE Discussion Paper editor; you can read our discussion paper submission policy here: ESCoE Discussion Paper Series

November 2018

The Digital Economy, New Products and Consumer Welfare” (ESCoE DP 2018-16)
by W. Erwin Diewert, Kevin J. Fox and Paul Schreyer

Can GDP measurement be further improved? Data revision and reconciliation” (ESCoE DP-2018-15)
by Jan P.A.M. Jacobs, Samad Sarferaz, Jan-Egbert Sturm and Simon van Norden

Regional Output Growth in the United Kingdom: More Timely And Higher Frequency Estimates, 1970-2017” (ESCoE DP-2018-14)
by Gary Koop, Stuart McIntyre, James Mitchell and Aubrey Poon

August 2018
An Open and Data-driven Taxonomy of Skills Extracted from Online Job Adverts” (ESCoE DP-2018-13)
by Jyldyz Djumalieva and Cath Sleeman

July 2018
Big Data & Macroeconomic Nowcasting: Methodological Review” (ESCoE DP-2018-12)
by George Kapetanios and Fotis Papailias

Productivity growth, firm turnover and new varieties” (ESCoE DP-2018-11)
by Thomas von Brasch, Arvid Raknerud and Diana-Cristina Iancu

A firm-level perspective on micro- and macro-level uncertainty” (ESCoE DP-2018-10)
by Gaganan Awano, Nicholas Bloom, Ted Dolby, Paul Mizen, Rebecca Riley, Tatsuro Senga, John Van Reenen, Jenny Vyas and Philip Wales

UK trade in goods and productivity: New findings” (ESCoE DP-2018-09)
by Philip Wales, Russell Black, Ted Dolby and Gaganan Awano

Classifying occupations using web-based job advertisements: an application to STEM and creative occupations” (ESCoE DP-2018-08)
by Antonio Lima and Hasan Bakhshi

June 2018
UK Regional Nowcasting using a Mixed Frequency Vector Autoregressive Model” (ESCoE DP-2018-07)
by Gary Koop, Stuart McIntyre and James Mitchell

May 2018
Below the Aggregate: A Sectoral Account of the UK Productivity Puzzle” (ESCoE DP-2018-06)
by Rebecca Riley, Ana Rincon-Aznar and Lea Samek
ESCoE-DP-2018-06 Summary

March 2018
Imputation of Pension Accruals and Investment Income in Survey Data” (ESCoE DP-2018-05)
by Andrew Aitken and Martin Weale

Classifying Occupations according to their Skill Requirements in Job Advertisements” (ESCoE DP-2018-04)
by Jyldyz Djumalieva, Antonio Lima and Cath Sleeman

A Data Map of Existing UK Data Sources Related to Regional Trade” (ESCoE DP-2018-03)
by Alastair Greig, Katerina Lisenkova and Graeme Roy

February 2018
A Democratic Measure of Household Income Growth: Theory and Application to the United Kingdom” (ESCoE DP-2018-02)
by Andrew Aitken and Martin Weale

January 2018
Reconciled Trade Flow Estimates Using an FGLS Estimator” (ESCoE DP-2018-01)
by Thomas Baranga

December 2017
A Comparison of Approaches to Deflating Telecoms Services Output” (ESCoE DP-2017-04)
by Mo Abdirahman, Diane Coyle, Richard Heys and Will Stewart

Measuring the “Free” Digital Economy within the GDP and Productivity Accounts” (ESCoE DP-2017-03)
by Leonard Nakamura, Jon Samuels and Rachel Soloveichik

October 2017
The Mystery of TFP” (ESCoE DP-2017-02)
by Nick Oulton

June 2017
Do-it-yourself digital: the production boundary and the productivity puzzle” (ESCoE DP-2017-01)
by Diane Coyle

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