Prof. Barbara Fraumeni will present her online course "National Income Statistics" from Feb. 29 - March 21 at statistics.com. Participants can interact with Prof. Fraumeni over a period of 3 weeks via a private discussion board.
This course covers the essentials of how National Accounts statistics are compiled. Participants will learn what Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Gross National Income (GNI) and their components are, and what they mean. Underlying concepts will be explained. Major GDP components include consumption, investment, government expenditure and net exports. In addition, the various accounts: household, business, financial and balance sheet, and general government, will be covered. Examples will be used from the national accounts of a number of countries.