National Accounting

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Crédits ECTS
Automne - Fall
Master - Grade
Prérequis / Prerequisites
Bachelor's degree or Equivalent; Level B2 of the the CECRL in English
- Intermediate level in general accounting course
- Introductory national accounting course
- Fundamental knowledge in Macroeconomics (GDP components and calculation)
Contenu du cours / Course content
- The household sector account and alternative way to measure household disposable income and consumption
- Business sectorial accounts
- The financial and balance sheet accounts
- The general government account and the principal public-finance indicators
- The input-output table and integrated economic accounts.
- The national accounts machinery: Compilation and reporting
- The national income and product accounts of Morocco
- Financial crisis and recession: Reflections in the national accounts (recession, recovery and the prelude of financial crisis)
- GDP as a welfare metric: The “beyond GDP” thinking and metrics
- National accounts in a globalizing world and tools to measure the impact of globalization
- Satellite accounts: sectorial, environmental, and water satellite account.
- Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) and its use in economic analysis and revenue distribution

Objectifs du cours / Course objectives
The objective of this unit is to sufficiently increase awareness, knowledge and skills to exploit of the richness of information contained in the national accounts and fully exploit their analytical and statistical potential. By the end of the Unit courses, the student will:
- Be able to fully grasp the complex concepts underpinning the national accounts, as well as their limitations;
- Address issues around their international comparability;
- Be able to implement rigorous, relevant and accurate analysis of National accounts data;
- Become familiar with the world of economic statistics, and national accounts in particular;
- Be able to look for and make better use of international databases to address economic issues and make comparisons between different economic systems.

Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique
Faculté de Gouvernance, Sciences Economiques et Sociales

Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid
Ben Guérir, 43150
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