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Clear All    ## 1. A Summary of Export and Import Price Index Methodology »

### Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, import price, survey

A. Introduction 1.0 A price index number is a summary measure of the proportionate or percentage change in a set of prices over time. Export and import price indices... ## 18. Aggregation Issues »

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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... ## Another Look at Governments’ Balance Sheets »

### Keywords: government statistics, government finance, government finance statistics, national accounts, public finances, Structure and Scope of Government, Infrastructures,

When discussing debt reduction strategies, little attention has been given to the role of governments&#x2019; nonfinancial assets. This is in part because data are scarce. Drawing on various data sources, this pape... ## 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... ## 17. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory »

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A. Introduction 17.1 As Chapter 16 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... ## 16. 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... ## 2. Collection Methods »

### Keywords: survey, portfolio investment, bonds, equity securities, statistics

Summary A considerable degree of complexity is involved in organizing a portfolio investment survey to ensure good quality data. Therefore, compilers should carefully consider all po...   