The Canadian System of National Accounts Vis-à-vis the U.N. System of National Accounts - ARCHIVED

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The Canadian System of National Accounts (CSNA) has evolved considerably over the past four decades. This article presents a brief account of the relationship between this system, as it stands today, and the international standard for national accounting, which has been established by the United Nations. The major similarities and differences between the two systems are highlighted. The paper then goes on to briefly summarize the present state of discussions concerning revisions to the international SNA standard.

Issue Number: 1991011
Author(s): Lal, Kishori
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PDFNovember 30, 1990