Amanda Rowlatt

Amanda Rowlatt is Chief Economist at the Office for National Statistics, London. Her main responsibilities are providing economic advice and managing the ONS economists, developing satellite accounts, and strategy for economic statistics. Prior to this she has worked in a number of other Government departments, including HM Treasury and the Foreign Office.

Papers Published in World Economics:

Extending the UK National Accounts

The national accounts measure economic activity. The UK is developing "satellite accounts" which use the framework of the national accounts but aim to quantify other aspects of living standards. This article starts by comparing satellite accounts with the use of indicators to measure the quality of life. It then reports on progress with the UK environmental accounts, and with the household accounts, which measure the productive unpaid work done in the home. It concludes with a discussion of the scope for developing a wider range of satellite accounts for the UK.

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