Date: August 27, 2009
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Speaker(s): Fritzi Koehler and Gallina Vincelette (PRMED)
Description: This half-day training course comprised of two sessions on: (i) the methodology of growth accounting and its application to the case of Ukraine; and (ii) the methodology of calculating returns on capital and its application to Ukraine.The training presented theoretical concepts related to growth accounting and return on capital and demonstrated their practical applications in the case of Ukraine. We discussed data availability, assumptions, and adjustments to series that are made to derive the estimates.
Target Audience: The training event was organized at the request of the Ministry of Economy and the State Statistical Committee of Ukraine for their officials.It was also attended by WB staff from the Bank's office in Kiev.
For additional information, please contact: Gallina Vincelette
Growth Accounting - Gallina Vincelette and Fritzi Koehler Presentation 3,302 kb PDF
Estimating Rates of Return on Capital - Gallina Vincelette and Fritzi Koehler Presentation 5,015 kb PDF