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1. A Summary of Export and Import Price Index Methodology

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

Source: Export and Import Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2009

ISBN: 9781589067806

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

18. Aggregation Issues »

Source: Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063044

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, arithmetic, survey

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

1. An Introduction to PPI Methodology »

Source: Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063044

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, arithmetic, survey

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

Another Look at Governments’ Balance Sheets »

Source: Another Look at Governments' Balance Sheets : The Role of Nonfinancial Assets

Volume/Issue: 2013/95

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Elva Bova , Robert Dippelsman , Kara Rideout , and Andrea Schaechter

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484315453

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’ 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

16. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory »

Source: Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063044

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, arithmetic, survey

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

17. Axiomatic and Stochastic Approaches to Index Number Theory »

Source: Export and Import Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2009

ISBN: 9781589067806

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

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

2. Background, purpose, and Uses of producer price Indices »

Source: Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063044

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, arithmetic, survey

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

15. Basic Index Number Theory »

Source: Producer Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2004

ISBN: 9781589063044

Keywords: equation, sampling, statistics, arithmetic, survey

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

16. Basic Index Number Theory »

Source: Export and Import Price Index Manual : Theory and Practice

Series: Manuals & Guides

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 December 2009

ISBN: 9781589067806

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

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

2. Collection Methods »

Source: Coordinated Portfolio investment Survey : Survey Guide

Series: Books

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

ISBN: 9781455216567

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...