The Challenges of Globalization in the Measurement of National Accounts

Nadim Ahmad, Brent Moulton, J. David Richardson, and Peter van de Ven, editors

Conference held March 9-10, 2018
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

The following chapters are preliminary drafts unless otherwise noted. They have not yet been subjected to the formal review process of the NBER. This page will be updated as individual chapters are revised.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Nadim Ahmad, Brent Moulton, J. David Richardson, and Peter van de Ven (bibliographic info)
1. Addressing the Challenges of Globalization in National Accounts: Brent Moulton, Peter van de Ven (bibliographic info)
       Comment: Marshall B. Reinsdorf (bibliographic info)
2. Meaningful Information for Domestic Economies in the Light of Globalization – Will Additional Macroeconomic Indicators and Different Presentations Shed Light?: Silke Stapel-Weber, Paul Konijn, John Verrinder (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Sarahelen Thompson (bibliographic info)
3. Eliminating the Pass-Through: Towards FDI Statistics that Better Capture the Financial and Economic Linkages between Countries: Maria Borga, Cecilia Caliandro (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: L. Kamran Bilir (bibliographic info)
4. A Portrait of U.S. Factoryless Goods Producers: Fariha Kamal (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Teresa C. Fort (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Accounting for Firm Heterogeneity within U.S. Industries: Extended Supply-Use Tables and Trade in Value Added using Enterprise and Establishment Level Data: James J. Fetzer, Tina Highfill, Kassu W. Hossiso, Thomas F. Howells III, Erich H. Strassner, Jeffrey A. Young (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Susan N. Houseman (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Costa Rica: Integrating Foreign Direct Investment Data and Extended Supply and Use Tables into the National Accounts: Gabriela Saborio-Muñoz, Rigoberto Torres-Mora (bibliographic info)
       Comment: Deborah L. Swenson (bibliographic info)
7. The Role of Exporters and Domestic Producers in GVCs: Evidence for Belgium Based on Extended National Supply-and-Use Tables Integrated into a Global Multiregional Input-Output Table: Bernhard Michel, Caroline Hambÿe, Bart Hertveldt (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Lucian Cernat (bibliographic info)
8. Measuring Bilateral Exports of Value Added: A Unified Framework: Bart Los, Marcel P. Timmer (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Robert C. Johnson (bibliographic info)
9. Accounting for Globalisation: Frameworks for Integrated International Economic Accounts: Nadim Ahmad (bibliographic info)
       Comment: Christopher Kurz (bibliographic info)
10. The Relationship between Tax Payments and MNE’s Patenting Activities and Implications for Real Economic Activity: Evidence from the Netherlands: Mark Vancauteren, Michael Polder, Marcel van den Berg (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Robert E. Yuskavage (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Strategic Movement of Intellectual Property within U.S. Multinational Enterprises: Derrick Jenniges, Raymond Mataloni Jr., Sarah Stutzman, Yiran Xin (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: J. Bradford Jensen (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Multinational Profit Shifting and Measures throughout Economic Accounts: Jennifer Bruner, Dylan G. Rassier, Kim J. Ruhl (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Stephen J. Redding (bibliographic info) (download)
13. National Accounts for a Global Economy: The Case of Ireland: John FitzGerald (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: James Tebrake (bibliographic info)
14. Capturing International R&D Trade and Financing Flows: What Do Available Sources Reveal about the Structure of Knowledge-Based Global Production?: Daniel Ker, Fernando Galindo-Rueda, Francisco Moris, John Jankowski (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Nune Hovhannisyan (bibliographic info) (download)
15. R&D Capitalisation: Where Did We Go Wrong?: Mark de Haan, Joseph Haynes (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Michael Connolly (bibliographic info) (download)
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