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Index

References are to chapter and paragraph or appendix numbers (not to pages). The notation (g) indicates an entry in the glossary or glossary appendix; a (t), (f), or (b) appended to paragraph numbers indicates a table, figure, or box adjoining relevant text; addition of “*” (for example, (t*)) indicates that the table, etc., is located immediately after, but is not relevant to, that paragraph (the paragraph number is merely a locator).

  • ABS. See Australian Bureau of Statistics

  • Absolute index number, 16.4

  • Accounting

    • current cost accounting, 2.57

  • Accrual accounting, 5.9

  • Accrual recording, (g)

  • Actual consumption expenditures, 14.29

  • Actual final consumption of households, 14.30

  • Actual market transaction prices, 1.328. See also Transaction price

  • Additive percentage change decompositions, 19.24–19.26(t)

  • Additive quality adjustment, 7.76(t)

  • Additivity, (g)

  • Additivity test, 1.77, 16.65–16.76

  • Administrative data, 1.254, 4.41, 4.60

  • Advisory committees, 13.75–13.77

  • Advisory groups, 1.278

  • Aggregates, (g). See also Elementary aggregates; Value aggregates

    • defined, 20.7

  • Aggregation, 1.120–1.122, (g)

    • consistency, 1.265

    • deflation of value added, 18.39–18.45

    • double deflation method for constructing real value added, 18.49–18.56

    • of establishment deflators into national value added deflator, 18.57–18.60

    • industry, 2.60

    • intermediate input price, 18.39–18.45

    • Laspeyres formula, 18.32–18.38

    • macroeconomic, 2.61

    • national intermediate input price index, 18.24–18.27

    • national output price index, 18.4–18.23

    • national value-added deflator, 18.28–18.31

    • national value-added deflator compared with final demand deflator, 18.61–18.80

    • output price, 18.39–18.45

    • over establishments, 18.4–18.31

    • overview, 18.1–18.3

    • Paasche formula, 18.32–18.38

    • stage of production, 2.64

    • structure, 9.9–9.10

    • superlative index, 18.32–18.38

    • two-stage, 18.32–18.38

    • value-added deflators, 18.39–18.56

  • Agriculture industry

    • annual chaining, 10.29–10.30

    • annual price index, 10.27–10.28

    • decomposition, 10.33–10.34

    • Farm Product Price Index, 10.13–10.17

    • linking at the annual index, 10.31–10.32

    • monthly price changes, 10.33–10.41

    • product prices, 3.43

    • seasonal baskets, 10.18–10.26

    • time reference, 10.43

    • treatment of products, 10.5, 10.11–10.44

    • use of receipts in the absence of quantities sold, 10.42

    • value-added deflators, 19.33–19.36(t)

  • Algorithms for data editing, 12.52–12.53

  • Annual chaining, 1.272, 1.377, 9.143–9.144, 10.29–10.30

  • Annual indices. See Seasonal products

  • Annual weights, 1.57, 15.34–15.65

  • ANZIC. See Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification

  • Arithmetic average of price relatives, 1.142–1.144

  • Arithmetic mean, weighted, 19.14

  • Arithmetic-type midyear indices, 19.23–19.26(t)

  • Artificial data set

    • additive percentage change decompositions,19.27–19.29(t)

    • final-demand data set, 19.6–19.22(t)

    • industry data set, 19.30–19.35(t)

    • midyear indices, 19.23–19.26(t)

    • national intermediate input price index, 19.52–19.55(t)

    • national output price index, 19.48–19.51(t)

    • national two-stage aggregation, 19.61–19.65(t)

    • national value-added deflator, 19.56–19.60(t)

    • overview, 19.1–19.5

    • price indices for final-demand components, 19.6–19.22

    • value-added deflators, 19.36–19.47(t)

  • Asymmetrically weighted price index, 19.12(t)

  • Auditors

    • backchecking, 12.33–12.38

    • monitoring data collection, 12.29–12.32

    • process auditing, 12.33–12.38

    • role of, 12.27–12.28, 12.39–12.41

  • Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification, 1.185, 3.72

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics, 10.45, 12.81

  • Average of price relatives, 1.141, 16.7–16.9

  • Average prices, 1.179, 3.25–3.29, 6.6, 6.12

  • Axiomatic approach, (g)

    • additivity test, 1.77, 16.65–16.76

    • bilateral price indices, 16.31–16.76, 16.97–16.132

    • elementary indices, 1.147–1.150, 9.25–9.30(t),20.31–20.44

    • Fisher ideal index and test approach, 16.56–16.59

    • homogeneity tests, 16.39–16.44, 16.102–16.108

    • invariance tests, 16.45–16.49, 16.109–16.114

    • limitations, 1.74

    • mean value tests, 16.50–16.52, 16.115

    • monotonicity tests, 16.53–16.55, 16.116

    • overview, 16.1–16.2

    • ranking of indices, 1.71–1.79, 20.41–20.44

    • symmetry tests, 16.45–16.49, 16.109–16.114

    • test performance, 16.60–16.64

    • Törnqvist-Theil price index, 16.123–16.132

    • unilateral price indices, 16.11–16.30

    • uses of, 1.61–1.70

    • weighting tests, 16.117–16.122

  • Backchecking, 12.33–12.38

  • Backward linking, 1.271, 9.118

  • Balancing items, 14.21

  • Banking industry. See Commercial banking industry

  • Base period, (g). See also Index reference period; Price reference period; Weight reference period

  • Base quality adjustment, 7.77

  • Base-weighted index, (g)

  • Base year, 15.34

  • Base-year revenue shares, 15.55

  • Basic information level, 20.9

  • Basic price, 1.293, 2.37, 14.19–14.20, (g)

  • Basket, (g)

  • Basket price index, 9.76, (g appendix). See also Fixed basket price index; individual indices

  • Bean and Stine Type C index, 22.11, 22.87–22.89

  • Benchmarking, 12.81

  • Bias, (g). See also Error

    • concepts of a true or good index, 11.18–11.20

    • due to product replacement and new goods, 1.301

    • dynamic universe, 11.30–11.32

    • from implicit quality adjustment, 7.99(t)

    • from inappropriate use of a PPI, 11.21–11.26

    • lower-level substitution bias, 11.43–11.44

    • new establishment bias, 11.46–11.47

    • new goods bias, 11.38

    • non-response bias, 5.6

    • nonsampling bias, 11.16–11.17

    • omitted variable bias, 21.93

    • PPI valuation and, 11.27

    • quality change bias, 11.34–11.37

    • response bias, 11.33

    • sampling bias, 11.11–11.15

    • sampling bias on initiation, 11.28–11.29

    • sources of, 11.1–11.9(t)

    • substitution bias, 1.88, 11.40–11.47, 17.24–17.25

    • temporarily missing bias, 11.39

    • undercoverage bias, 11.24

    • unit value bias, 11.45

    • upper-level substitution bias, 11.41–11.42

  • Bilateral index number theory, 16.3, 16.5

  • Bilateral price indices. See Axiomatic approach

  • Book price, 1.178, 1.328, 6.22, (g). See also List price

  • Bouncing, 1.261, (g)

    • price bouncing, 1.261

    • price bouncing test, 20.33

  • Bridge construction industry, 10.158–10.160

  • Bulletins, 13.47

  • Business census, 1.245–1.246, 4.33–4.34, 4.53–4.55

  • Business register, 1.252–1.253, 4.39–4.40, 4.56

  • Buyer coverage, 3.4–3.7

  • Calculation of price indices

    • elementary indices 9.6–9.74

    • higher-level indices 9.75–9.146

  • Canada

    • Farm Product Price Index, 10.13–10.17

    • WPI, 2.13

  • Capital account, 14.16. See also System of National Accounts

  • Capital formation, 14.39–14.40(t)

  • Carli price index, 9.70, 16.6, 16.77, 16.79, 19.8–19.11, 20.17, (g)

    • axiomatic approach, 1.149, 20.44

    • compilation of elementary price indices, 9.18–9.38(t)

    • economic approach, 1.163

    • elementary index, 20.17, 20.30, 20.43, 20.62, 20.83

    • final-demand commodities, 19.8(t)

    • relationships with other elementary indices, 1.143

    • treatment of missing prices, 9.52–9.54(t)

    • treatment of missing products, 9.55–9.63(t)

    • uses of, 1.82

  • Carruthers, Sellwood, Ward, Dalén index, 1.165, 20.20, 20.30, (g)

  • Carryforward, 7.109, 9.49, 9.182, 22.78–22.84(f)(t),(g)

  • Censuses, 1.245–1.246, 4.33–4.34, 4.53–4.55

  • Central Product Classification,