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23.06.2022

EUROSTATISTICS – data for short-term economic analysis 06/2022

GOPA Luxembourg supports Eurostat in the monthly production of Eurostatistics which consists of data for short-term economic analysis and shows the evolution of the economic activity in the European Union, euro area and Member States.

Eurostatistics changed format and is now more modern and interactive: you have access to up-to date data via a dashboard of indicators, while accessing the advanced analysis on a monthly basis in a Statistics Explained article.

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18.05.2022

EUROSTATISTICS ISSUE 05/2022

GOPA Luxembourg supports Eurostat in the monthly production of Eurostatistics which consists of data for short-term economic analysis and shows the evolution of the economic activity in the European Union, euro area and Member States.

Eurostatistics changed format and is now more modern and interactive: you have access to up-to date data via a dashboard of indicators, while accessing the advanced analysis on a monthly basis in a Statistics Explained article.

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11.04.2022

Call for expression of interest for a new Task Force on harmonised sport statistics in the EU (TF SPORT)

GOPA Luxembourg is supporting the European Commission within the contract ‘Support to the Development of Harmonised Sport Statistics in the EU (EACEA/2021/OP/0003)’

by launching today a call for expression of interest to select the members of a new Task Force on harmonised sport statistics in the EU (TF SPORT).

The application form is available here.

Application deadline: 9 May 2022

For more information, please contact GOPA Luxembourg by email sports_statistics@gopa.lu

Before applying read this document:

Call for expression of interest and selection of experts

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30.03.2022

Towards harmonised sport statistics in Europe!

GOPA Luxembourg is pleased to announce the award of the new project on Sport

The project aims to assist European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) and support evidence-based policy-making both at national and EU level by harmonising existing methodologies and definitions on sport statistics, thereby, also paving, the way towards European Sport Satellite Accounts.

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25.02.2022

GOPA LUXEMBOURG AT THE IAOS CONFERENCE 2022 IN KRAKOW ON 26-28 APRIL. LET’S MEET THERE!

INVITATION to our session!

IPS26: Using existing data from new data sources for official statistics production
Date : 28/04/2022 at 10:30 CET
Place: Session 44, Room: S4a Mariacki

 

We are thrilled to invite everyone interested to the Invited Paper Session no 26 “Using existing data from new data sources for official statistics production” that GOPA Luxembourg will organise within the IAOS 2022 Conference (26-28 April 2022 Kraków, Poland) under the auspices of Managerial Director Dr. Stephan Krische. In this IPS26 and session conference 44, there will be a presentation of some case studies of projects in which multiple data sources have been used, aiming to outline the benefits and identify challenges of their use for official statistics production. Experts from GOPA LuxembourgThe National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies Luxembourg (STATEC), and General Lao Statistics Bureau will present the following papers:

  • Administrative statistical data on crime statistics
  • Challenges in the integration of multiple data sources in environmental-economic accounting in Lao PDR
  • The role of data integration in national accounts reengineering
  • The integration of administrative sources in the EU-SILC statistics: benefits and obstacles

Ms. Phonesaly Souksavath from General Lao Statistics Bureau will chair the session. No doubt that the participation into discussion session of Dr. Ronald Jansen from United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) and Dr. Dominik Roskrut from Statistics Poland will make the strand more valuable and particularly interesting.

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22.02.2022

Eurostatistics Issue 02/2022

GOPA Luxembourg supports Eurostat in the monthly production of Eurostatistics which consists of data for short-term economic analysis and shows the evolution of the economic activity in the European Union, euro area and Member States. This monthly review gives a synthetic picture of the macroeconomic situation in the recent past. It is based on Principal European Economic Indicators (PEEIs), complemented by some business cycle indicators.

The current publication for February 2022 is available here.

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22.02.2022

QUALITY OF LIFE IN EUROPEAN CITIES SURVEY

GOPA Worldwide consultants is glad to announce the publication by Eurostat of the study on ‘Improving data collection for the Quality of Life in European Cities Survey — sampling method, interviewing methodology, and structure of the questionnaire’. The study was undertaken as part of the project of Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG- REGIO) and Eurostat on Quality of Life in European Cities Survey.

This study introduces the results of the revision of the 2019 implementation of the QLEC survey in the form of a scientific paper. The findings of the revision are accompanied with recommendations for the improvements to make in the next survey wave.

The contract took place within the Eurostat’s Framework Contract on Methodology, through which GOPA is providing methodological and research support to Eurostat and other European Commission DGs, for the development and modernisation of European statistics. The project has been implemented by GOPA Luxembourg.

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30.11.2021

QUALITY OF LIFE IN EUROPEAN CITIES SURVEY

GOPA Worldwide consultants is glad to announce the successful finalisation of the project for Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG- REGIO) and Eurostat on Quality of Life in European Cities Survey.

The objective of the contract was to review the current methodology used to perform the Quality of Life in European Cities survey, wave 2019.

More specifically the scope of the project included the following issues:

  • Reviewing the current interviewing mode (CATI)
  • Reviewing the current sampling methodology
  • Reviewing the current questionnaire

The results of the revision of the 2019 implementation of the QLEC survey will be introduced in a paper form entitled ‘Improving data collection for the Quality of Life in European Cities Survey — sampling method, interviewing methodology, and structure of the questionnaire’. The findings of the revision are accompanied with recommendations for improvements to be made in the coming survey wave.

Eurostat will publish this paper in the near future.

The contract took place within the Eurostat’s Framework Contract on Methodology, through which GOPA is providing methodological and research support to Eurostat and other European Commission DGs, for the development and modernisation of European statistics. The project has been implemented by GOPA Luxembourg.

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17.11.2021

Smart Data for Multinational Enterprises (MNEs)

GOPA Luxembourg is proud to present the statistical working paper on Web Intelligence: Smart Data for Multinational Enterprises (MNEs). The project scoped, investigated and extended the number of relevant data sources for producing information on MNE – i.e. enterprises producing goods and delivering services in more than one country. The project developed the necessary components for a process that scrapes data for enhancing the MNE relevant information and contributes to the development of Web Intelligence Hub and the Trusted Smart Statistics framework of Eurostat.

Smart Data for Multinational enterprises (MNEs) – using open source data to obtain information on Multinational enterprises — 2021 edition – Products Statistical working papers – Eurostat (europa.eu)

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15.11.2021

MONTHLY PRODUCTION OF EUROSTATISTICS

GOPA Luxembourg supports Eurostat in the monthly production of Eurostatistics which consists of data for short-term economic analysis and shows the evolution of the economic activity in the European Union, euro area and Member States. This monthly review gives a synthetic picture of the macroeconomic situation in the recent past. It is based on Principal European Economic Indicators (PEEIs), complemented by some business cycle indicators.

The current publication for November 2021 is available here.

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