Project: Vanuatu - Comprehensive Reform Program

Sub-Project:

Macroeconomic Analysis, Planning & Policy Formulation

Country:

Vanuatu

Role:

Economic Statistician/MIS Specialist

Funding Agency:

ADB

In-Country Agency:

Ministry of National Planning

Date:

December-1998

Duration (months):

11

Comments:

Responsible for preparation of a long-term plan to meet data requirements for macroeconomic analysis, planning and policy formulation; contributed to the budget policy statement, fiscal strategy report and annual budget document, developed a GDP forecasting model, assisted review of national accounts; balance of payments and monetary statistics methodology, estimates and forecasting models.

Provided support for the 1999 population census, including advising the National Census Steering Committee. Assisted with training of provincial supervisors and enumerators.