Workshop on QNA Benchmarking and Seasonal Adjustments Techniques

Entebbe, Uganda

The workshop (i) will discuss, provide exercises, and analyze time series data using Excel and econometrics procedures; (ii) determine how quarterization of annual data can be used to construct time series of historical quarterly national accounts (QNA) estimates; (iii) review methods to revise preliminary QNA estimates to align them with new annual data; (iv) review methods to extrapolate and update series; from movement in the indicator for the most current series; and (v) discuss removal of seasonal patterns from the QNA series.

The objective of the workshop is for the participants to gain familiarity and knowledge in conducting benchmarking and seasonal adjustments for QNA using Excel and other econometric software.

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