Norwegian economy

Economic Survey 2-2002


National accounts figures for the years 1991 to 2001 have now been revised. The most important data for our economic analyses – the quarterly national accounts (QNR) – have been revised from 1999, but revised QNA figures for the years prior to 1999 are not yet available. These will be produced in the period ahead on the basis of the new revised annual figures. In the following, two aspects of the revision of the figures that have a bearing on the evaluation of cyclical developments in the Norwegian economy will be discussed. First, we show preliminary calculations of the business cycle pattern in the 1990s and up to 2004 according to this report and compare this with the projections published in Economic Survey 1/2002.

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