NA/79 The NAMEA experience. An interim evaluation of the Netherlands' integrated accounts and indicators for the environment and the economy

Keuning, Steven J. (1996).The national accounts publication in the Netherlands contains not only the conventional economic accounts and indicators, but also an integrated system of environmental and economic accounts, the NAMEA (National Accounting Matrix including Environmental Accounts). This paper reports on the present status of the NAMEA-approach and gives a concise summary of this approach. It reviews the present applications of this framework in the Netherlands and, finally, a comparison with the SEEA is made and various common misunderstandings regarding Green National Income are set out.