Towards an understanding of the subjects and the borderlines of today's economic statistics

M. Cuffaro & M. Davì
The aim of this paper is to propose a simple novel framework for Economic Statistics. This proposed program is founded on the "core" of the discipline as defined by Zellner: "learning from data and solving practical problems". The program is divided into several arguments referred to the definitions of the macro-aggregates and the interrelations among them, the classification of the economic data and their quality, the use of economic data. For this section it needs...