Gerhard Heske: Volkswirtschaftliche Gesamtrechnung DDR 1950-1989. Daten, Methode, Vergleiche
The focus of this HSR Supplement is the presentation of results of a revaluation of the creation & usage of the GDP in the GDR from 1950 to 1989 according to SNA concepts, comparable methodology & economic systematic classification as well as comparable DM (Euro) prices. On the basis of a methodological framework of the national account a coherent system of indicators is created that can be used to describe and evaluate the economic development of the GDR. As a longtime employee of the central state office for statistics of the GDR, the author had access to all archived statistical data of public and confidential information. The paper is subdivided into four main sections and four appendices contain additional methodological material and data on the national account.