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What are the books usually called for studying the computation of GDP?

It seems that the economics growth by Barro doesn't discuss about that.

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  • $\begingroup$ Could you add you aim ? Do you want to know the three common methods to compute the GDP or you want to do some time series econometric ? $\endgroup$
    – Yann
    Apr 29, 2015 at 19:01
  • $\begingroup$ the three common methods @YM'fr $\endgroup$
    – Victor
    Apr 29, 2015 at 20:48

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The ultimate reference is the UN's SNA 2008 manual. SNA stands for System of National Accounts. The SNA 2008 is the international statistical standard for the national accounts

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Blanchard, Macroeconomics 6th, p. 20 is a good and easy start. If you want more, then yes good directly to the office' publications. The BEA has a very complete documentation.

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