Statistics papers

Snapshot of statistics

The Statistics Paper Series (SPS) is a channel for statisticians, economists and other professionals to publish innovative work undertaken in the area of statistics and related methodologies that is of interest to central banks.

The SPS covers both methodological and conceptual issues related to central banking statistics, new statistical topics and techniques. The Statistics Paper Series is published to stimulate discussion and to contribute to informing the international statistics community about work on improving methodological standards, with the goal of ultimately attaining more comparable and higher-quality statistics from all economic areas and countries.

Availability: ECB Statistics Paper Series are available online only.

Guidance for authors

SPS publication template
Main quality standards
Authors’ questionnaire
Authors’ guidance
Bibliographical references guide

For more information, contact us:

statisticspaperseries@ecb.europa.eu

Disclaimer: Please keep in mind that the papers are published in the name of the author(s). Their views do not necessarily reflect those of the ECB.