Sectoral Transformation Ratios (ISIC Revise 2 and Revise 3)
M. Ensar Yesilyurt ()
No 808, Working Papers from Ege University, Department of Economics
(Abstract is updated on 15th of February 2013 upon the request of the author) Long-term data sets might affect the significance of economical and statistical applications. However, revisions in the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) system may prevent to get long-term data sets. In other words, due to different classification systems which aren’t associated with each other, the industrial data sets cannot be used efficiently. This study presents a proposal to solve this problem. By using eight- and nine-digit data in Revision-2 and Revision-3 systems the four-digit transformation ratios are calculated. By using the ratios calculated, a data set that is classified according to revision-2 (revision-3) could be transformed into revision-3 (revision-2). If you have the manufacturing data sets which are classified by revision 2 or revision 3, you can transform it to revision 3 or revision 2 by using transformation ratios which are presented by me. The ratios were calculated using Turkish data sets.
Keywords: ISIC; Revise-2; Revise-3; Transformation ratio; Manufacturing Industry; Mining Industry; Energy; Gas and Water (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L5 P2 C1 C4 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 20 pages
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