Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): W. E. Diewert , Mick Silver , and Saeed Heravi
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 October 2007
Keywords: Hedonic regressions, hedonic indexes, superlative indexes, equations, expenditure, expenditure share, equation, covariance,
Statistical offices try to match item models when measuring inflation between two periods. However, for product areas with a high turnover of differentiated models, the use of hedonic indexes is more appropriate si...