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ADJUSTMENT

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Definition:
The set of procedures employed to improve coverage / classification / timing / valuation of the data or to conform to an accounting/recording basis or address data quality differences in compiling specific data sets.

Context:
Items covered may include changes in positions during the reference period associated with transactions, exchange rate changes, price changes, seasonal adjustment and other adjustments.

Source Publication:
Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) - BIS, ECB, Eurostat, IBRD, IMF, OECD and UNSD - Metadata Common Vocabulary.

Cross References:
Compilation practices
Revision policy
Seasonal adjustment
Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS)

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Last updated on Wednesday, March 08, 2006