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Workshop documents

EU workshop on recent developments in business and consumer surveys - 15-16 November 2018


Quality of Survey Data

Household saving situation - evidence from the consumer survey according to household income in AlbaniaIris Metani (BOA - AL)PresentationPaper
Household income in the consumer survey in SloveniaLuka Zupanc (SORS-SI)PresentationAbstractPaper
A consistent BCS dataset for IrelandBertrand Marc (European Commission)Presentation
Methodological issues on business tendency surveys and their impact on results – how does it look like in Poland?Olga Gaca (STAT – PL)PresentationPaper
An evaluation of the quantitative investment survey in Europe and a proposal for an alternativeKlaus Wohlrabe (IFO – DE)PresentationAbstract
Uncertainty and change: survey evidence on firms' subjective beliefsStefan Lautenbacher (IFO – DE)PresentationPaper
Proposal for a new survey question on uncertaintyRoberta Friz (European Commission)Presentation
Publication of aggregate results for consumers' quantitative inflation estimates: analysis and conclusions of the task-forceBernhard Goldhammer (European Central Bank)Presentation

Special Topic: Productivity, labour market and price developments during and after the crisis – what can we learn from (sectoral) survey data?

Productivity developments during and after the financial crisis: what can we learn from the CBI's industrial trends survey data?Andreas Belegratis (CBI – UK)PresentationAbstractPaper
Productivity developments across sectorsAndreas Reuter (European Commission)Presentation
Measuring multi-factor productivity: how can business tendency surveys helpMichela Gamba (OECD)PresentationAbstract
Dynamics of perceived bank lending policy and credit market experience: evidence from a firm surveyWerner Hölzl (WIFO – AT)PresentationPaper
Survey-based measures of supply pressures and potential outputAdrien Lagouge (INSEE – FR)

New survey-based indicators

Producing a business climate indicator for TurkeyDuygu KONUKÇU (CBRT – TR)PresentationAbstract
Using fat survey data to nowcast euro-area GDP growthChristian Gayer (European CommissionPresentation
New consumer confidence indicatorsRoberta Friz (European Commission)Presentation
Does the inclusion of transport indicators enhance the performance of the CLIs? – the case of ChinaRoberto Astolfi (OECD)PresentationAbstractPaper