National Economic Information Systems for Developed Economies

  • Otto Eckstein
Part of the International Economic Association Series book series (IEA)


A National Economic Information System (NEIS) is defined as having five elements: (I) computer systems; (2) a communications network; (3) software; (4) databanks; and (5) econometric models. The characteristics of each element are discussed, and the contributions of such systems to the various types of centres of economic analysis are indicated. It is concluded that timesharing computer technology does have particular benefits for economic analysis.


Economic Analysis Econometric Model Data Resource Data Resource System National Income Account 
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© International Economic Association 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Otto Eckstein
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  1. 1.Harvard UniversityUSA

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