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A. Introduction 18.1 In Chapter 15 a basic index number problem was identified: how exactly should the microeconomic information involving possibly millions of prices... 1. An Introduction to PPI Methodology »

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1.1 A price index is a measure of the proportionate, or percentage, changes in a set of prices over time. PPIs measure changes in the prices of domestic producer goo... 16. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory »

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A. Introduction 16.1 As Chapter 15 demonstrated, it is useful to be able to evaluate various index number formulas that have been proposed in terms of their propertie... 2. Background, purpose, and Uses of producer price Indices »

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2.1 PPIs are a key economic indicator in most countries. This chapter provides background information on the development of price indices, discusses the role of nati... 15. Basic Index Number Theory »

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A. Introduction The answer to the question what is the Mean of a given set of magnitudes cannot in general be found, unless there is given also the object for the sak... 3. Coverage and Classifications »

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A. Population Coverage A.1 Economic activities included in the population coverage 3.1 Although the scope of a PPI may include all d... 17. Economic Approach »

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A. Introduction A.1 Setting the Stage 17.1 The family of PPIs provides price indices to deflate parts of the system of national acco... 20. Elementary Indices »

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A. Introduction 20.1 In all countries, the calculation of an output PPI proceeds in two (or more) stages. In the first stage of calculation, elementary price indices... 11. Errors and Bias in the PPI »

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A. Introduction 11.1 A number of sources of error and bias have been discussed in the preceding chapters and will be discussed again in subsequent chapters. The purpo... Glossary »

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Accrual recording The recording of the value of a purchase or other transaction at the time the obligation to pay is incurred, as distinct from the time payment is made....   