Ottawa Group

International Working Group On Price Indices



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A

AC Neilsen, USA
Hawkes, The Use of Scanner Data in Reconciling Time-series (Consumer Price Index) and Geographic (Place-to-Place) Price Comparisons (PDF file 94 KB)
Hawkes, Reconciliation of consumer price index trends with corresponding trends in average prices for quasi-homogeneous goods using scanning data (PDF file 121 KB)

Akava
Koev, Combining Classification and Hedonic Quality adjustment in Constructing a House Price Index (PDF file 662 KB)

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
Abello, Construction of Price Indexes and Exploration of Biases Using Scanner Data (PDF file 331 KB)
Caddy, Using scanner data to explore unit value indexes (Room document) (PDF file 268 KB)
Cullen / Abbondante, Outcome of the Consumer Price Index Review (2010) (PDF file 636 KB)
Frost, The construction of price indexes for deposit and loan facilities (PDF file 75 KB)
Frost, Sampling general-insurance policies for the CPI (PDF file 211 KB)
Frost /Yang / Conn, Approaches to measuring telecommunications services for the CPI (PDF file 182 KB)
Howard/Dunford/Naylor/Jones/Van Kints Using transactions data to enhance the Australian CPI (PDF 932KB)
Jain, Construction of Price Indexes and Exploration of Biases Using Scanner Data (PDF file 331 KB)
Jain, Using scanner data to explore unit value indexes (Room Document) (PDF file 268 KB)
Jayantha / Conn, Using the Two Stage Approach to Price Index Aggregation (PDF file 458 KB)
Kluth / Cullen, A progress report on ABS investigations into FISM in National Accounts, Consumer Price Index and Balance of Payments (PDF file 512 KB)
Neideck / Olczyk, Measuring House Price Movements: methods, issues and some recent experiences in the Australian Context (PDF file 149 KB)
Neideck, A Framework for the accuracy dimension of data quality of price statistics (PDF file 127 KB)
Signorelli / Van Knits, Measuring Price Change for New Dwellings, Australian Bureau of Statistics (PDF file 595 KB)
Van Kints, Geometric Indexes and Substitution Bias in the CPI (PDF file 656 KB)
Van Knits, Increasing the Frequency of Consumer Price Index Expenditure Class Weight Updates (PDF file 673 KB)
Van Kints: Enhancing the Australian CPI: making greater use of transactions data to compile the Australian CPI (PDF 1,073 KB) Presentation (PDF 626 KB)
Van Kints: Measuring price change for new dwellings (PDF 137KB)
Vassiliou, Consumer price indexes for telecommunication services based on a sample of customer bills: Summary of progress (Room Document) (PDF file 97 KB)
Woolford, E-commerce and Data Capture Opportunities for Price Indexes (PDF file 221 KB)
Woolford, A Pragmatic Approach to the Selection of Appropriate Index Formulae (PDF file 73 KB)
Woolford, Experimental Price Indexes for Financial Services (PDF file 827 KB)
Woolford, Financial Services in the Consumer Price Index (PDF file 154 KB)
Woolford, Retail Trade Margins Price Indexes (Room document) (PDF file 436 KB)
Woolford, An exploration of alternative treatments of owner-occupied housing in a CPI (PDF file 168 KB)
Yang / Cullen/ Frost, Progress report on the implications of using supermarkets' scanner data in the CPI (PDF file 246 KB)
Van Kints: Enhancing the Australian CPI: making greater use of transactions data to compile the Australian CPI (PDF 1,073 KB) | Presentation (PDF 626 KB)

B

Bank for International Settlements
Moessner /Zhu / Ellis, BIS Working papers No. 339 Measuring disagreement in UK consumer and central bank inflation forecasts (PDF file 618 KB)
Szemere: BIS consumer and property price statistics: cross-country comparability and historical perspective Presentation (PDF 1,099 KB)

Bank of Japan
Higash/Higo/Ono How can we estimate the quality deterioration with time in the rental service of office buildings in Japanese Services Producer Price Index? (PDF 259KB)
Hiro / Kajiya / Mio / Tanimoto / Yamane, Comparing Quality Adjustment Methods: A Case Study for Televisions in Japan (PDF file 119 KB)
Nishmura, House Prices at Different Stages of the Buying/Selling Process (PDF file 1.11 MB)
Shimizu, C / Nishimura / Watanabe, House Prices and Rents in Tokyo: A Comparison of Repeat-Sales and Hedonic Measures (PDF file 391 KB)
Shimizu, C / Nishimura / Watanabe, Residential Rents and Price Rigidity: Micro Structure an Macro Consequences (Room Document) (PDF file 222 KB)
Shinozaki / Abe / Ito / Munkata / Ohyama, Pricing Patterns over Product Life-Cycle and Quality Growth at Product Turnover: Empirical Evidence from Japan (PDF file 1,168 KB)


Bundesbank
Gabor / Vermeulen, New evidence on elementary index bias (PDF 482KB)

Bureau of Labor Statistics, USA (BLS)
Armknecht /Moulton, Quality adjustment in price indices: Methods for imputing price and quality change (PDF file 896 KB)
Aten / Lane, Inter-Area Price Levels: An experimental approach (presented by Walter Lane, BLS) (PDF file 155 KB)
Cage, Introducing the Chained Consumer Price Index (PDF file 957 KB)
Fixler, Telecommunications Indexes in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (PDF file 164 KB)
Fixler: Financial service prices - discusses the incorporation of financial services into a CPI (PDF file 446 KB)
Fixler, Price Indices for Financial Services (PDF file 133 KB)
Fixler, The Measurement of Banking Services in the System of National Accounts (PDF file 181 KB)
Fixler / Fortuna / Greenlees, The Use of Hedonic Regressions to Handle Quality Change: The Experience in the U.S. CPI (PDF file 73 KB)
Gabor / Vermeulen, New evidence on elementary index bias (PDF 482KB)
Greenlees, Introducing the Chained Consumer Price Index (PDF file 957 KB)
Greenlees, Telecommunications Indexes in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (PDF file 164 KB)
Greenlees, Expenditure weight updates and measured inflation (PDF file 50 KB)
Greenlees/ McClelland, Misconceptions about Consumer Price Indexes: the U.S. Experience (PDF file 70 KB)
Greenlees / McClelland, New Outlets Bias in the CPI: A Look at Recent Evidence (PDF file 125 KB)
Greenlees / Williams, Reconsideration of Weighting and Updating Procedures in the US CPI (PDF file 158 KB)
Jackman, IIntroducing the Chained Consumer Price Index (PDF file 957 KB)
Kurtzon / McClelland, Do the Poor Pay More, Store by Store? (PDF file 116 KB)
Lafleur, Research on Improved Quality Adjustment in the CPI: The Case of Televisions (PDF file 137 KB)
Lane, Addressing the New Goods Problem in the Consumer Price Index (PDF file 174 KB)
Lane,
The Use of Hedonic Regressions to Handle Quality Change: The Experience in the U.S. CPI (PDF file 73 KB)
Lane, Telecommunications Indexes in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (PDF file 164 KB)
Lane / Schmidt, Comparing inflation between United states and Europe using the methods of the European Union’s Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (PDF file 175 KB)
Moulton, An overview of experimental U.S. Consumer Price Indexes (PDF file 67 KB)
Moulton, An overview of research on potential uses of scanner data in the U.S. CPI (PDF file 75 KB)
Moulton, Research on Improved Quality Adjustment in the CPI: The Case of Televisions (PDF file 137 KB)
Moulton /Smedley, A comparison of estimators for elementary aggregates of the CPI (PDF file 1.64 MB)
Stewart, IImprovements to the Food at Home, Shelter and Prescription Drug Indexes in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (PDF file 1143 KB)
Stewart, An overview of experimental U.S. Consumer Price Indexes (PDF file 67 KB)
Unknown, Report from the Bureau of Labour Statistics for the House Budget Committee (PDF file 2.26 MB)
Unknown, Direct Pricing of Health Insurance in the Consumer Price Index (PDF file 119 KB)
Verbrugge, Utilities Adjustment for Owners’ Equivalent Rent (PDF file 333 KB)

C

Cardiff University
Heravi, Quality Adjustment, Sample Rotation and CPI practice: An Experiment (PDF file 162 KB)
Morgan, Sampling in Consumer Price Indices: what role for scanner data? (PDF file 232 KB)
Silver, The Measurement of Quality-Adjusted Prices Changes (PDF file 113 KB)
Silver, Sampling in Consumer Price Indices: what role for scanner data? (PDF file 232 KB)
Silver, Quality Adjustment, Sample Rotation and CPI practice: An Experiment (PDF file 162 KB)
Silver, Bias in the Compilation of Consumer Price Indices when Different Models of an Item Coexist (PDF file 126 KB)
Silver, An evaluation of the use of hedonic regressions for basic components of consumer price indices (PDF file 92 KB)
Silver, Chained, exact and superlative hedonic price changes: estimates from micro data (PDF file 113 KB)
Silver, Hedonic quality adjustments for non-comparable items for consumer price indices (PDF file 84 KB)
Silver, Why Price Index Number Formulae Differ: Economic Theory and Evidence on Price Dispersion (PDF file 383 KB)
Silver, The Use of Weights in Hedonic Regressions: the Measurement of Quality-Adjusted Price Changes (PDF file 258 KB)
Silver, The difference between hedonic imputation indexes and the time dummy hedonic indexes for desktop pcs (PDF file 265 KB)

Central Statistical Office, Poland
Gluchowska, Pricing some complex products for the CPI needs (based on the Polish practice) (PDF file 155 KB)

Clariden Leu Ltd.
Huwiler, Measures of core inflation in Switzerland: An evaluation of alternative calculation methods for monetary policy (PDF file 23 KB).

Census and Statistics Department, HKSAR Government
Cheng, Quality Adjustment of Second-hand Motor Vehicle - Application of Hedonic Approach in Hong Kong's Consumer Price Index (PDF 96KB)

Copenhagen Business School
Lunde/ Madsen / Laursen, A Countrywide House Price Index for 152 Years (Paper not publically available)CSO Ireland
Casey: Developing a new commercial property statistical system (CPSS) for Ireland (PDF 341 KB) | Presentation (PDF 711 KB)

D
Department of Employment UK
Carruthers /Sellwood / Ward, Recent Developments in the Retail Prices Index (PDF file 1.41 MB)

Deutches Bundesbank, Germany
Hoffmann, The Treatment of Quality Changes in the German Consumer Price Index (PDF file 121 KB)
Keiler, Commercial Property Prices: What Should Be Measured? (PDF file 159 KB)
Mehrhoff, Aggregate Indices and Their Corresponding Elementary Indices (PDF file 1.3MB)
Mehrhoff, The CIA (consistency in aggregation) approach - A new economic approach to elementary indices (PDF file 2.94 MB)
Mehrhoff, Aggregate Properties of Two-Staged Price Indices (PDF file 708 KB)
Mehrhoff / Breuer, Is Inflation Heterogeneously Distributed Among Income Groups? (PDF file 922 KB)
Toth / Vermeulen, The relative importance of taste shocks and price movements in the variation of cost-of-living: evidence from scanner data (PDF file 411 KB)

E

Erasmus University
Balk, Lowe and Cobb-Douglas CPIs and their substitution bias PDF file 153 KB)
Balk, A Note on Concept and Measurement of Property Price Indices (PDF file 104 KB)
Balk: Measuring and decomposing rates of inflation derived from annually chained Lowe Indices (PDF file 104 KB)
Bode /Van Dalen, Quality-corrected price indexes of new passenger cars in the Netherlands, 1990-1999 (PDF file 189 KB)
De Haan / Balk / Hansen, Retrospective Approximations of Superlative Price Indexes for Years where Expenditure Data is Unavailable (PDF file 109 KB)
Gabor / Vermeulen, New evidence on elementary index bias (PDF 482KB)
Rao / Balk, Concepts and Terminology for International Comparisons of Prices and Real Incomes (PDF file 182 KB)
Rao/ Rambaldi/ Balk
On Measuring Regional or Global Growth and Inflation (PDF 592KB)
Balk, Mixed-form indices: A study of their properties (PDF 245KB) | Presentation (PDF 334 KB)


European Central Bank (ECB)
Branchi: Family of indices - estimating the impact of government measures on the HICP for the euro area and the EU (PDF file 237 KB)
Diermeier / Eiglsperger, The Treatment of Seasonal Breaks in the Seasonal Adjustment of Harmonised Indices of Consumer Prices (PDF file 215 KB)
Eiglsperger / Schackis, Weights in the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices: Selected aspects from a user's perspective (PDF file 88 KB)
Eiglsperger, Seasonal adjustment of harmonised indices of consumer prices - main findings of an ECB task force (PDF file 166 KB)
Kanutin, ECB Progress towards a European Commercial Property Price Index (PDF file 634 KB)
Toth / Vermeulen, The relative importance of taste shocks and price movements in the variation of cost-of-living: evidence from scanner data (PDF file 411 KB)
Kanutin: Real estate statistics – building from the micro level Presentation (PDF 62 KB)


Eurostat (Statistical Office of the European Communities)

Astin, Quality Adjustment in CPIs - A Personal View (PDF file 26 KB)
Astin, The European Union Harmonized Indices of Consumer Prices (HICP) (PDF file 31 KB)
Astin /Sellwood, Harmonization in the European Union: a review of some technical issues (PDF file 95 KB)
Barcellan, Multipurpose Price Statistics (PDF file 911KB)
Hoogerdijk, Practical Guide for Processing Supermarket Scanner Data (PDF file 602KB)
Makaronidis, On the treatment of newly significant goods and services in the HICP: the cases of electricity markets, e-commerce and mobile telephony (PDF file 153 KB)
Ferreira / Gramaglia, ’The Euro Area Inflation Flash Estimate Procedure (PDF file 483 KB)
Passerine, Developing Commercial Property Price Indicators (PDF file 350 KB)
Presentation of the Eurostat Handbook on Residential Property Price Indices (RPPI) (PDF file 2.54 MB)
Sellwood, Constraining Macro Effects of the Use of Different Methods at the Basic Level in the Project to Harmonise Consumer Price Indices in the European Union (PDF file 804 KB)
Sellwood, The harmonisation of quality adjustment practices in the European Union (PDF file 13 KB)
Sellwood, In search of new approaches to the problem of quality adjustment in CPI (PDF file 79 KB)
Sellwood, Constraining unwarranted variations in sampling and quality adjustment practices in the construction of CPI elementary aggregates (PDF file 44 KB)
Sellwood: Quality Change a Statistical Approach (PDF file 122 KB))
Sellwood, Harmonization in the European Union: a review of some technical issues (PDF file 94 KB)
Sellwood, Improving Quality Adjustment in Practice (PDF file 197 KB)
Viglino, Insurance and quality adjustment: excess and option-cost method (PDF file 160 KB)
Walschots, The treatment of internet purchases in Consumer price statistics, Harmonising their treatment in the HICP (PDF file 154 KB)
Wirtz, Family of indices - estimating the impact of government measures on the HICP for the euro area and the EU (PDF file 237 KB)



F

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Reinsdorf, Divisia indexes and the representative consumer problem (PDF file 189 KB)

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Wynne/ Sigalla, The Consumer Price Index (PDF file 1.68 MB)

Federal Reserve Board
Gagnon, Price Setting during Low and High Inflation: Evidence from Mexico (PDF file 611 KB)

Federal Statistical Office Germany (Statistisches Bundesamt Deutschland (DESTATIS))
Beuerlein, The German Consumer Price Index for Telecommunication Services: A User Profile Approach for Mobile Telephony and Internet Access (PDF file 126 K)
Linz, Weighting of Outlets and Regions – the German Weighting System (Room Document) (PDF file 281 KB)
Linz, Hardware, software, network effects - what's the price for using computers? (PDF file 291 KB)
Linz /Röper / Taschowsky, The debate on hedonic price measurement - a never ending story? (PDF file 154 KB)
Linz /Behrmann, Using Hedonic Pricing for the German House Price Index (PDF file 328 KB)
Blaudow / Burg: Dynamic pricing as a challenge for consumer price statistics (PDF 698 KB) | Presentation (PDF 360 KB)
Patrick: Ireland’s new residential property price index (PDF 550 KB) | Presentation (PDF 662 KB)
Behrmann / Goldhammer: New developments in the field of house and rental price indices in German price statistics in the light of the hedonic method (PDF 621 KB) | Presentation (PDF 1,260 KB)

Fundação Getulio Vargas

Ardeo / Polydoro, Measuring Dynamic Inflation in Brazil (PDF file 568 KB)
Ferreira/Gondin/Braz/Carneiro, Applying the daily inflation to forecast the Broad Consumer Price Index (IPCA) (PDF 623KB).
Ferreira / Mattos / Ardeo, Triple-Filter core inflation: a measure of the inflation trajectory (PDF 302KB)
Paulo Picchetti, A measure of core inflation based on dynamyc hierarchical factor models (PDF 198KB)
Picchetti, Estimating and Smoothing Appraisal-Based Commercial Real-Estate Performance Indexes (PDF file 212 KB)
Quadros / Ardeo / Picchetti, A Daily Frequency Inflation Measure and its Information Content on Forecasts (PDF file 561 KB)


H

Hitotsubashi University
Shimizu, C / Nishimura / Watanabe, House Prices and Rents in Tokyo: A Comparison of Repeat-Sales and Hedonic Measures (PDF file 391 KB)
Shimizu, C / Nishimura / Watanabe, Residential Rents and Price Rigidity: Micro Structure an Macro Consequences (Room Document) (PDF file 222 KB)
Watanabe, House Prices at Different Stages of the Buying/Selling Process (PDF file 1.11 MB)
I
Instituto Brasileiro de Economia

Brazilian Institute of Economic / School of Economics

Paulo Picchetti, Hedonic residential property price estimation using geospatial data: a machine-learning approach, (PDF file 2,913 KB)


Institut national de la statistique et des estudes economiques (INSEE)
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies
Bascher, On the use of hedonic methods in the CPI: an application to consumer durables and apparel (PDF file 110 KB)
Bascher, Dish-washers and PCs in the French CPI: hedonic modelling, from design to practice (PDF file 86 KB)
Guédès, Fashion and Consumer Price Index (PDF file 89 KB)
Lacroix, On the use of hedonic methods in the CPI: an application to consumer durables and apparel (PDF file 110 KB)
Lacroix, Dish-washers and PCs in the French CPI: hedonic modelling, from design to practice (PDF file 86 KB)
Lacroix, Methodology for constructing a price index for mobile-telephony services (PDF file 176 KB)
Lamboray, Short-term Movements of the RY-GEKS Price Index; Is the Failure of the Identity Test Really a Problem? (PDF file 422 KB)
Magnien, Measuring price change in mobile-telephony services: an arduous task (PDF file 283 KB)
Sillard / Léonard / Varlet, Scanner data and quality adjustment (PDF file 826 KB)
Sillard, Scanner data and quality adjustment (PDF 482KB)

Instituto Nacinal de Estadisticas de Chile (INE)
Chilean Institute of Statistics
Alviz et al, The New Chilean CPI (Room document) (PDF file 129 KB)
Hintze, Jara, Meneses, Ruiz, Schkolnik, Videla-Hintze, The New Chilean CPI (PDF file 47 KB)
Mendonça, Games of chance and HICP (PDF file 272 KB)

International Labour Office
ILO, Draft resolution on Consumer Price Indices (PDF file 201 KB)
Stoevska, Status and Updating of the CPI Manual (PDF file 20 KB)
Stoevska, Methodologies of Compiling Consumer Price Indices, 2012 ILO Survey of Country Practices (PDF file 785 KB)


International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Armknecht, Improving the efficiency of the U.S. CPI (PDF file 145 KB)
Armknecht, Improvements to the Food at Home, Shelter and Prescription Drug Indexes in the U.S. Consumer Price Index (PDF file 1143 KB)
Armknecht / Silver, Post-Laspeyres: The Case for a New Formula for Compiling Consumer Price Indexes (PDF file 495 KB)
Armknecht /Silver, An Examination of the Differences between the Cobb-Douglas Price Index and the Geometric Lowe Price Index (PDF file 308 KB)
Lequiller / Zieschang Drift in producer price indices for the former Soviet Union countries (PDF file 466 KB)
Silver, An Index Number Formula Problem: the Aggregation of Broadly Comparable Items (PDF file 136 KB)
Silver, Do Unit Value Export, Import, and Terms of Trade Indices Represent or Misrepresent Price Indices? (PDF file 159 KB)
Silver, Why Country House Price Indices May Differ (PDF file 362 KB)
Silver: Why elementary price index number formulas differ - price dispersion and product heterogeneity (PDF file 223 KB)
Unknown, IMF, TEG-PPI:  Background and Points for Discussion Regarding Development of a Forum for PPI Issues (PDF file 13 KB)
Zieschang, Price Indices for Financial Services (PDF file 133 KB)
Zieschang / Silver, A Note on Long run analytical CPI series that avoid discontinuities on rebasing (PDF file 59 KB)
Zieschang, The Measurement of Banking Services in the System of National Accounts (PDF file 181 KB)
Silver How to better measure hedonic residential property price indexes (PDF 1,405 KB) | Presentation (PDF 489 KB)

Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics
Finkel, The Consumer Price Index Development Project in Israel: An integrated approach (PDF file 25 KB)
Finkel, Automization in the CPI, Quality Assurance and EFQM (PDF file 197 KB)
Finkel, Price Indices for Telecommunication Services in the Israeli CPI (PDF file 126 KB)
Finkel, E-commerce in the Israeli CPI (PDF file 218 KB)
Finkel: CPI - Measuring across households (PDF file 384 KB)
Finkel / Roshal, Various CPI Aggregation Schemes: Empirical Study of Israeli Data (PDF file 385 KB)
Finkel / Rakhmilevich / Roshal, Different Approaches to the Treatment of Seasonal Products: Tests on the Israeli CPI (PDF file 363 KB)
Givol, The Consumer Price Index Development Project in Israel: An integrated approach (PDF file 25 KB)
Merav Oren, Price Indices for Telecommunication Services in the Israeli CPI (PDF file 126 KB)
Yiftach, E-commerce in the Israeli CPI (PDF file 218 KB)

Istituto Nazionale De estatistica (ISTAT)
Anitori / de Gregorio, Methodological aspects and empirical evidence in the use of administrative souces to estimate price dynamics in external trade (PDF file 308 KB)
Biggeri / Laureti / Polidoro, Measuring and Interpreting core inflation: evidence from Italy (PDF file 685 KB)
De Gregorio, Statistical Target and Sample Design Simulations for Consumer Price Sub-Indices (PDF file 238 KB)
Montella / Mostacci / Zanolini, Consumer Price Indexes for Telecommunication Services in Italy: Work in Progress (PDF file 267 KB)
Politi, Games of chance and HICP (PDF file 272 KB)
Inês Gonçalves Raposo, Rui Evangelista: A transactions-based commercial property price index for Portugal (PDF 731 KB) | Presentation (PDF 461 KB)



J

Jörgen Dalén Statistical Consulting
Dalén, A Prposal for a new system of aggregation in the Swedish Consumer Price Index (PDF file 159 KB)
Dalén, Designing a CPI in a developing country. Some experiences (Room Document) (PDF file 266 KB)
Dalén, On the statistical objective of a Laspeyres' price index (PDF file 108 KB)
Dalén, Replacements, Quality Adjustments and Sales Prices (PDF file 261 KB)

K

Korea National Statistical Office
Lee, How to Reflect Quality Change in the CPI: The Case of Korea (PDF file 45 KB)

M

Ministère de la Justice, France
Saglio, Comparative changes in Average Price and Price Index: Two case studies (PDF file 1090 KB)

Ministry of Commerce, Thailand
Orapin, Puntumeka, Mobile Phone Services in Thailand Consumer Price Index (PDF file 84 KB)

N

National Statistics Centre, Japan
Okamoto, Comparison of Hedonic Indices Compiled using Different Types of Weights (PDF file 315 KB)
Okamoto /Nitta, The Present Situation of E-Commerce and a Pilot Survey on E-Commerce (PDF file 144 KB)

National Institute of Statistics and Geography
Reyes-Moreno Communication Mechanisms, accessibility and transparency of the data used in the price indices in Mexico (PDF 880KB)

National University of Singapore
Imai/Diewert/Shimizu, Consumer Price Index Biases -Elementary Index Biases vs. Sampling BiasesPDF(511KB)
Shimizu/ Imai/ Diewert New Estimates for the Price of Housing in the Japanese CPI: Nominal Rigidity of Rents (PDF 2.7MB)


O

OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
Blades, Consumer journals and hedonics: a puzzle (PDF file 35 KB)
Fraisse, The Methodological Guide for Developing Producer Price Indices for Services, Issues and Challenges (PDF file 185 KB)
Obst,  Draft Chapter Outline for the Revised CPI Manual (PDF file 32 KB)

Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Fritzer / Glatzer, Group Specific Inflation Rates for Austrian Households (PDF file 373 KB)

Office for National Statistics, UK (ONS) / Central Statistical Office
Ball, Sampling in Consumer Price Indices: what role for scanner data? (PDF file 232 KB)
Bird, Addressing the Formula Effect Gap Between the UK’s two Primary Measures of Consumer Price Inflation (PDF file 190 KB)
Brueton, Internet retail channels in Price Indices: the challenges involved in including non-traditional retailers in the UK Retail Prices Index (PDF file 242 KB)
Fenwick, Costing mobile telephone calls: The use of constrained user profiles (PDF file 113 KB)
Fenwick, Ethical price indices: the case for a cost of consumption index (PDF file 82 KB)
Fenwick, Internet retail channels in Price Indices: the challenges involved in including non-traditional retailers in the UK Retail Prices Index (PDF file 242 KB)
Fenwick, Recent developments in the UK Retail Prices Index: Quality Management (PDF file 150 KB)
Fenwick, Sampling in Consumer Price Indices: what role for scanner data? (PDF file 236 KB)
Fenwick, Supplementary Handbooks to the ILO CPI Manual: Handbook of Practical Issues on CPI Construction Confronted by Developing Countries (PDF file 101 KB)
Fenwick, The impact of choice of base month on the relative performance of different formulae used for aggregation of Consumer Price Index data at an elementary aggregate level (PDF file 43 KB)
Fenwick, The Impact of Sample Design on the Performance of the Sample Geometric Mean and Related Issues (PDF file 72 KB)
Fenwick, The Quality Adjustment Matrix (PDF file 218 KB)
Fenwick: Real world quality measures (PDF file 464 KB)
Fenwick / O'Donoghue / Powell, Personal Inflation: Perceptions And Experiences (PDF file 326 KB)
Haworth, Hedonic quality adjustments for non-comparable items for consumer price indices (PDF file 85 KB)
Haworth, Inflation measurement in the UK (PDF file 76 KB)
Haworth, Recent developments in the UK Retail Prices Index: Quality Management (PDF file 150 KB)
Haworth, Sampling and Data Capture Issues in CPI Construction (PDF file 1554 KB)
Haworth, UK RPI: A cost of living index or an inflation indicator? (PDF file 1397 KB)
Karanka / O'Neill / Weaden / Sanderson /Jenkins / Bird, Developing a Definitive Measure of House Prices in the UK (PDF file 1.37 MB)
Moran: Applying hedonics in practice: Analysis of US and UK methods for Flat Panel Televisions (PDF file 229 KB)
Unknown, Quality Adjustment of prices of audiovisual goods in the U.K.R.P.I. (PDF file 514 KB)
Elizabeth Metcalfe, Tanya Flower, Thomas Lewis, Matthew Mayhew, Edward Rowland: Research indices using web scraped data: clustering large datasets into prices indices (CLIP) (PDF 301 KB) | Presentation (PDF 2,782 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017


Other
Huang, Impact of the Price-Updating Weights Procedure on the Canadian Consumer Price Index (PDF file 244 KB)
Maruyama, The index for retired elderly households (PDF file 216 KB)
Powell, Applying the index family concept in practice - tracing price changes through the retail sector (PDF file 221 KB)
Richardson, Scanner Indexes for the CPI (PDF file 191 KB)
Sayag, Measuring Local House Price Movements in Israel And Estimating Price Elasticity (PDF file 1.65 MB)
Wusan- Xi, Vector based price index (PDF file 291 KB)

Q

Queen's University
Smith, The Missing Links: Better Measures of Inflation and Inflation Expectations in Canada (Room Document) (PDF file 270 KB)

R
Reitaku University
Shimizu, C, House Prices at Different Stages of the Buying/Selling Process (PDF file 1.11 MB)
Shimizu, C / Diewert / Nishimura / Watanabe, Commercial Property Price Indexes for Tokyo (PDF file 264 KB)
Shimizu, C / Nishimura / Watanabe, House Prices and Rents in Tokyo: A Comparison of Repeat-Sales and Hedonic Measures (PDF file 391 KB)
Shimizu, C / Nishimura / Watanabe, Residential Rents and Price Rigidity: Micro Structure an Macro Consequences (Room Document) (PDF file 222 KB)

Renmin University of China
Ferrari, Weighting elementary prices in Consumer Price Index (CPI) construction using spacial autocorrelation (PDF file 199 KB)

Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Roger, A robust measure of core inflation in New Zealand, 1949-96 (PDF file 181 KB)

S

Secretariat of Pacific Community
Nyasulu, Consumer Price Index Statistics: Some Lessons from Pacific Small Island States (PDF file 253 KB)

Statistic Austria
Boettcher, Automatic data collection on the Internet (web scraping) (PDF 48KB)
Auer / Boettcher: From price collection to price data analytics – How new large data sources require price statisticians to re-think their index compilation procedures. Experiences from web-scraped and scanner data (PDF 1,659 KB) | Presentation (PDF 352 KB)

Statistics Bureau of Japan
Deng / Guo / McMillen / Shimakita Locally Weighted Quantile House Price Indices and Distribution in Japanese Cities (PDF 895KB)
Hirota Revision of the CPI Items for 2015-base (PDF 224KB)
Imai/Diewert/Shimizu, Consumer Price Index Biases -Elementary Index Biases vs. Sampling Biases (PDF 511KB)
Imai / Shimizu, C / Watanabe, Product Downsizing and Hidden Price Increases: Evidence from Japan's Deflationary Period (PDF file 212 KB)
Imai/ Watanabe, Replicating Japanese CPI Using Scanner Data (PDF 450KB)
Nilsson/ Kullendorff, Consumer Price Index with constant tax - the Swedish approach (PDF 290KB)
Ochia/ Oda Methodologies of Compiling Consumer Price Indices in Asian Countries (PDF 271KB)
Oda / Ochiai / Takahashi, Measuring Price Setting Behaviours Using Scanner Data (PDF 1,038KB)
Okamoto, Midpoint-year Basket Index as a Practical Approximation to Superlative Index (PDF file 133KB)
Okamoto, Comparison of Hedonic Indices Compiled using Different Types of Weights (Room document) (PDF file 315 KB)
Okamoto / Nitta, The Present Situation of E-Commerce and a Pilot Survey on E-Commerce (PDF file 144 KB)
Okamoto/ Sato, Comparison of Hedonic Method and Matched Models Using Scanner Data: The Case of PCs, TVs, and Digital Cameras (PDF file 204KB)
Sato, Outlet Sampling Method on the 1997 National Survey of Prices (PDF file 38 KB)
Shimakita, The new procedure for calculating seasonal items indices in Japanese chained CPI (PDF 157KB)
Shimakita, Energy price indices in Japanese CPI (PDF 225KB)
Shimizu, CPI and Household Income Expenditure under deflationary trend (PDF file 215KB)
Shimizu, Telecommunications Indices in the Japanese CPI (PDF file 66KB)
Shimizu, Hedonic Approach for House Rents in Japan (PDF file 166 KB)
Shimizu: Review of the prices of rents and owner-occupied houses in Japan (PDF file 96 KB)
Shimizu/ Imai/ Diewert New Estimates for the Price of Housing in the Japanese CPI: Nominal Rigidity of Rents (PDF 2.7MB)
Tsukamoto Analysis of Rent Prices of Rental Housing by Year of Construction (PDF 116KB)

Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Baldwin / Prud’homme, An empirical analysis of the different concepts for owned accommodation in the Canadian CPI: The case of Ottawa, 1996-2005 (PDF file 338 KB)
Beelen,  Should a CPI attempt to hold all risk factors constant in pricing non-life insurance services (PDF file 203 KB)
Burnett-Isaacs Using Hedonics to Create Land and Structure Indexes for the Ottawa Condominium Market PDF 287KB)
Chaffe / Ezzaouali / Lequain An Alternative Collection Method and Its Impact on Accuracy, Reliability and Efficiency of the CPI Program: The case of automobile insurance in Canada (PDF file 57 KB)
De Champlain / Ertl / Garneau / Guay / Ifrim / Kostenbauer / Withington, Developing a Residential Property Price Index (RPPI) for Canada: Approach, Risks and Challenges (PDF file 203 KB)
Gabor/Vermeulen, New evidence on elementary index bias (PDF 482KB)
Harchaoui / Hume / Withington, Accounting for the Difference between the CPI and Personal Consumption Expenditure Deflator (PDF file 157 KB)
Huang/ Wimalaratne/ Pollard Choice of index number formula and Upper level substitution bias in the Canadian CPI (PDF 484KB)
Huang/ Wimalaratne/ PollardThe Effects of the Frequency and Implementation Lag of Basket Updates on the Canadian CPI (PDF 386KB)
Loranger / Garneau, Quality Change in Services Producer Price Indexes (PDF file 215 KB)
Lowe, Televisions: Quality changes and scanner data (PDF file 74 KB)
Lowe, The type and extent of quality change adjustments in the Canadian CPI (PDF file 985 KB)
Lowe, Item selection and quality change in the Canadian CPI (PDF file 162 KB)
Lowe, The use of regression approach to quality change for durables in Canada (PDF file 65 KB)
Lowe, E-commerce and consumer behaviour (PDF file 174 KB)
Marchand, Sample Design for Goods and Services Components of the Canadian CPI (PDF file 645 KB)
O’Donnell / Mathieu Lequain, The Bortkiewicz Decomposition: A Useful Tool To Perform Quality Assurance for the CPI Basket Update (Room document)(PDF file 353 KB)
Prud’homme / Baldwin / Nakamura: An empirical analysis of the different concepts for owned accommodation in the Canadian CPI: The case of Ottawa, 1996-2005 (PDF file 338 KB)
Prud'homme / Erdur, House Price Indexes at Statistics Canada: Practices and Research (PDF file 166 KB)
Schultz, Treatment of changes in product quality in consumer price indices (PDF file 968 KB)
Schultz, User-cost Approach to the Estimation of Price Change for Private Transportation, Experimental study in the spirit of the Cost-of-Living Index (PDF file 104 KB)
Schultz, Alternative estimates of price change for private transportation (PDF file 265 KB)
Schultz, Choice of Price Index Formulae at the Micro-Aggregation Level: The Canadian Empirical Evidence By Bohdan J. Schultz, Statistics Canada (PDF file 167 KB)
Schultz, Effects of Using Various Macro-Index Formulae in Longitudinal Price and Volume Comparisons, Canadian Empirical Studies (PDF file 69 KB)
Tarkhani Analytical Consumer Price Indexes for Owned Accommodation (PDF 839KB)
Yu, Trends in Internet Access Prices in Canada (PDF file 235 KB)

Statistical Center of Gulf Cooperation Council

Manninen Experimental Aggregate GCC Consumer Price Change Estimate (PDF 1.7MB)

Statistics Denmark

Birger Larsen, Experimental use of hedonics for new cars in the Danish HICP (PDf file 137 KB)
Gustafsson, Drawing a Sample from Scanner Data to Use in the Danish CPI (PDF file 594 KB)
Holmgaard, Commercial Property Price Indices in Denmark (PDF file 160 KB)

Statistics Finland
Kinnunen, Hedonic method is practicable in CPI compilation (PDF file 68 KB)
Koskimäki, Segmented Markets and CPI Elementary Classifications (PDF file 274 KB)
Koskimaki: Options for the organisation of rent surveys (PDF file 2.9 MB)
Koskimäki, Beyond matched pairs and Griliches-type hedonic methods for controlling quality changes in CPI sub-indices: Mathematical considerations and empirical examples on the use of linear and non-linear models with time-dependent quality parameters (PDF file 303 KB)
Manninen, The Effects of the Quality Adjustment Method on Price Indices for Digital Cameras (PDF file 440 KB)
Martikainen / Rautaporras, Housing Price Statistics in Finland: Monthly Prices of Dwellings, Regional Division in Housing Price Statistics and Usage of Administrative Data (PDF file 298 KB)
Weckström-Eno, Selected difficult areas in the Finnish CPI (PDF file 168 KB)
Ylä-Jarkko, Segmented Markets and CPI Elementary Classifications (PDF file 274 KB)
Ylä-Jarkko / Heinonen, Games of chance and HICP (PDF file 272 KB)
Nieminen: New data sources to compile price indices: Small scale “big data” in the Finnish pharmaceutical product index compilation (PDF 801 KB) | Presentation (PDF 525 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017

Statistics Iceland
Guðnason, Improved methods for the evaluation of the composition and quantity of household goods (PDF file 38 KB)
Guðnason, Note on the practices in the field of insurance, financial services and public prices policies in the Icelandic CPI (PDF file 22 KB)
Guðnason, Use of cash register data (PDF file 22 KB)
Guðnason, Simple User Cost and Rentals (PDF file 162 KB)
Guðnason, Ottawa Group quality database (OGQD) (PDF file 14 KB)
Guðnason, Telecommunications services in the CPI - a quantity approach (PDF file 150 KB)
Guðnason, Comparison of different sources for weights of selected groups in the Icelandic CPI: Consumers bar-code cash receipts vs scanner data from supermarkets (PDF file 19 KB)
Guðnason, How do we measure inflation? Some measurement problems (PDF file 287 KB)
Guonason: Market prices, house price indices and flow of services methods (PDF file 149 KB)
Guðnason, / Jónsdóttir , G / Jónasdóttir, L, The effect of House Market downturn on House Price Index (PDF, 261 KB)
Guðnason, / Jónsdóttir , G / Jónasdóttir, L, The impact of Financial Crises on the CPI (Room Document) (PDF, 92 KB)
Heiðrún Erika Guðmundsdóttir, How did Statistics Iceland start using scanner data (PDF, 483 KB)
Jónsdóttir, G/ Jónasdóttir, L, A comparison of the SPAR and a stratified-model house price indices (PDF file 400 KB)

Statistics Luxembourg

Lamboray/Krsinich A modification of the GEKS index when product turnover is high (PDF 394KB)
Claude Lamboray: The Geary Khamis index and the Lehr index: How much do they differ? (PDF 631 KB) | Presentation (PDF 155 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017

Statistics Netherlands (Central Bureau voor de Statistiek (CBS))
Balk, Lowe and Cobb-Douglas CPIs and their substitution bias (PDF file 153 KB)
Balk: Measuring and decomposing rates of inflation derived from annually chained Lowe Indices (PDF file 104 KB)
Balk, The consumer price index and income escalation (PDF file 482 KB)
Balk, On the Use of Unit Value Indices as Consumer Price Subindices (PDF file 55 KB)
Balk, On Curing the CPI's Substitution and New Goods Bias (PDF file 216 KB)
Balk, On the First Step in the Calculation of a Consumer Price Index (PDF file 648 KB)
Balk, Price Indexes for Elementary Aggregates: the Sampling Approach (PDF file 248 KB)
Bode, Quality-corrected price indexes of new passenger cars in the Netherlands, 1990-1999 (PDF file 189 KB)
Chessa, Towards a generic price index method for scanner data in the Dutch CPI (PDF 420KB)
De Haan, A Framework for Large Scale Use of Scanner Data in the Dutch CPI (PDF 172KB)
De Haan, An Almost Ideal Hedonic Price Index for Televisions (PDF file 201 KB)
De Haan, Direct and Indirect Time Dummy Approaches to Hedonic Price Measurement (PDF file 234 KB)
De Haan, Generalised Fisher Price Indexes and the Use of Scanner Data in the CPI (PDF file 200 KB)
De Haan, Hedonic Price Indexes: A Comparison of Imputation, Time Dummy and Other Approaches (Room document) (PDF file 202 KB)
De Haan, Time dummy hedonic index as a specific case of Törnqvist index (PDF file 253 KB)
De Haan, Rolling Year Time Dummy Indexes and the Choice of Splicing Method (PDF 267KB)
De Haan / Balk / Boldsen Hansen, Retrospective Approximations of Superlative Price Indexes for Years where Expenditure Data is Unavailable (PDF file 109 KB)
De Haan /Krsinich,Scanner Data and the Treatment of Quality Change in Rolling Year GEKS Price Indexes (PDF file 971 KB)
De Haan / Opperdoes, Estimation of the coffee price index using scanner data: simulation of official practices (PDF file 53 KB)
De Haan / Opperdoes,
Estimation of the coffee price index using scanner data: the choice of the micro index (PDF file 103 KB)
De Haan / Van Der Grient, Eliminating Chain Drift in Price Indexes Based on Scanner Data (PDF file 407 KB)
Hoven, Some observations on quality adjustments in the Netherlands (PDF file 119 KB)
Opperdoes, Some Empiricial Experiments with CES Functions (PDF file 211 KB)
Van der Grient/ De Haan Scanner Data Price Indexes: The "Dutch Method" versus Rolling Year GEKS (PDF file 207 KB)
Van Haren / Kleima / De Haan: The CPI and the new Dutch Health Care System (PDF file 259 KB)
Van Tuinen /De Boo / Van Rijn, Price index numbers of complementary goods (PDF file 127 KB)
Van Dalen, Quality-corrected price indexes of new passenger cars in the Netherlands, 1990-1999 (PDF file 189 KB)
Van Der Grient, An Almost Ideal Hedonic Price Index for Televisions (PDF file 201 KB)
Van Tuinen, Price index numbers of complementary goods (PDF file 126 KB)
Walschots, Weights in the CPI/HICP and in Seasonally Adjusted Series (PDF file 262 KB)
Dippelsman / Diewert: Progress on revising the Consumer Price Index Manual (PDF 563 KB) | Presentations I (PDF 943 KB) | Presentation II (PDF 142 KB)
Antonio Chessa, Jan de Haan, Johan Verburg, Leon Willenborg: A comparison of price index methods for scanner data (PDF 697 KB) | Presentation (PDF 294 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017

Statistics New Zealand
De Haan /Krsinich, Scanner Data and the Treatment of Quality Change in Rolling Year GEKS Price Indexes (PDF file 971 KB)
Griffiths, Core inflation measures produced in New Zealand (PDF file 279 KB)
Ho /Campion /Pike, New Zealand Consumers Price Index - an empirical analysis of the frequency and level of weight updates (PDF file 172 KB)
Krsinich, Using the Rolling Year Time-Product Dummy Method for Quality Adjustment in the Case of Unobserved Characteristics (PDF file 340 KB)
Krsinich, Price Indexes from Scanner Data: A comparison of different methods (PDF file 343 KB)
Krsinich, Measuring the Price Movements of Used Cars and Residential Rents in the New Zealand Consumers Price Index (PDF file 173 KB)
Krsinich, An assessment of New Zealand's unofficial SPAR and stratified house price measures (PDF file 147 KB)
Krsinich, Price indexes from online data using the fixed-effects window-splice (FEWS) index (PDF 285KB)
Krsinich, Implementation of consumer electronics scanner data in the New Zealand CPI (PDF 190KB)
Lamboray/Krsinich A modification of the GEKS index when product turnover is high (PDF 394KB)
Lindsay / Ho / Pike, New Zealand consumers price index: retrospective superlative index time series (Room Document) (PDF file 188 KB)
Liyange, The Difference between the Consumers Price Index and the Household Consumption Expenditure ­ Implicit Price Deflator: A Preliminary Analysis (Room document) (PDF file 280 KB)
Nimmo / Pike, Consumer Price Index: Retrospective Superlative Index and Impact of Alternative Housing Weights (PDF file 267 KB)
Pike, New Zealand 2006 CPI Review: Price Updating (Room document) (PDF file 218 KB)
Pike/ Nimmo / Mariposa, New Zealand 2006 and 2008 Consumers Price Index Reviews: Price Updating (Room Document) (PDF file 317 KB)
Stott, Financial Services (credit services) in the New Zealand CPI (PDF file 26 KB)
Stott, The CPI purpose and definition - the Australasian Debate (PDF file 103 KB)
Alan Bentley, Frances Krsinich: Towards a big data CPI for New Zealand (PDF 1,359 KB | Presentation (PDF 971 KB)

Statistics Norway
Griffiths / Johannessen, The Statistics New Zealand and SSB Consumers Price Indexes: A Comparison (PDF file 645 KB)
Johannessen, Owner occupied housing in the Norwegian CPI (PDF file 206 KB)
Johansen / Nygaard, Owner-Occupied Housing in the Norwegian HICP (Room Document) (PDF file 120 KB)
Johansen / Nygaard Dealing with bias in the Norwegian superlative price index of food and non-alcoholic beverages (PDF file 286 KB)
Nygaard, Rent Levels in The Norwegian Rental Market (PDF file 162 KB)
Nygaard The use of online prices in the Norwegian Consumer Price Index (PDF 445KB)
Sandberg, Quality adjustments and capital goods (PDF file 49 KB)
Sandberg, Note on selected difficult areas of consumer price indices (PDF file 236 KB)
Li-Chun Zhang, Ingvild Johansen, Ragnhild Nygaard: Testing unit value data price indices (PDF 586 KB) | Presentation (PDF 285 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017

Statistics South Africa
Kelly, Overhauling the South African CPI: 2005-2009 (Room document) (PDF file 46 KB)
Kelly / Everts, Clearing out the sales: Removing a downward bias in a clothing and footwear index (PDF file 60 KB)
Kelly / Everts, How Much Rent Do I Pay Myself? / Methods of Estimating the Value of Imputed Rental for the Weights of the South African CPI (PDF file 102 KB)
Kelly / Everts, From Mkhukhus to Mansions: The problem of heterogeneous housing types for the South African CPI (PDF file 270 KB)

Statistics Sweden (Statistika Centralbyran (SCB))
Dalén, A statistical interpretation of CPI comparability (PDF file 434 KB)
Dalén, Experiments with Swedish scanner data (PDF file 33 KB)
Dalén, Sensitivity Analyses for Harmonising European Consumer Price Indices (PDF file 1041 KB)
Dalén, Swedish CPI practices for difficult areas with a note on CPI Sub-indexes for services with income-dependent fees (PDF file 240 KB)
Dalén, What is the Monetary Union price index? (PDF file 31 KB)
Dalen: Spatial price comparisons in poverty measurement (PDF file 314 KB
Dalén, On the statistical objective of a Laspeyres’ price index (PDF file 108 KB)
Dalén, Statistical targets for price indexes in dynamic universes (PDF file 232 KB)
Moses, Research on Improved Quality Adjustment in the CPI: The Case of Televisions (PDF file 137 KB)
Nilsson/ Kullendorff, Consumer Price Index with constant tax - the Swedish approach (PDF 290KB)
Norberg, Comparison of Variance Estimators for the Consumer Price Index (PDF file 386 KB)
Norberg, Quality adjustment in the Swedish price index for clothing (PDF file 1000 KB)
Norberg /Sammar/ Tongur, A Study on Scanner Data in the Swedish Consumer Price Index (PDF file 219 KB)
Ribe, Current Swedish Discussion on Housing in the CPI (PDF file 586 KB)
Ribe, House prices in a Swedish CPI perspective (Room Document) (PDF file 175KB)
Ribe, Financial Services in Swedish Price Indices (PDF file 227 KB)
Ribe, On the RGEKS price index formula for scanner data (PDF file 122 KB)
Sammar / Norberg / Tongur, Issues on the Use of Scanner Data in the CPI (PDF file 157 KB)
Tarassiouk, Replacements, Quality Adjustments and Sales Prices (PDF file 261 KB)

Statistik Austria
Beisteiner, Measuring prices for telecommunication services in Austria (PDF file 154 KB)
Beisteiner, Evaluation of the behaviour of different methods for price measurement in the telecommunication market (Download presentation – PPS, 238kb)
Haschka, Market Liberalisation in the Austrian CPI/HICP (PDF file 87 KB)
Haschka, Simple Methods of Explicit QA for Services in Complex Pricing Schemes (PDF file 209 KB)

Swiss Federal Statistical Office (Office Fédéral de la Statistique (FSO))
Becker: Recent developments in the Swiss CPI - Scanner data, telecommunications and health price collection (PDF file 178 KB)
Becker Vermeulen / Herren, Rents in Switzerland: sampling and quality adjustment (Room Document) (PDF file 128 KB)
Boesch /Becker-Vermeulen, Quality assurance of the Swiss consumer price index (PDF file 287 KB)
Brand / Vermeulen / Fischbach / Carpy, Swiss residential property price index: the use of geolocalised information for quality adjustment in location (PDF file 3,772 KB)
Müller, Price collection with scanner data for the Swiss CPI/HICP (Download Presentation - PDF, 65 KB)
Roh / Vermeulen, Clothing: The Use of Class Mean Imputation in the Swiss CPI - Analysis and Impact on the Results (PDF file 0.99 MB)
Röthlisberger, Swiss CPI: Initial Experience with the new Medicine Price Index (PDF file 93 KB)

Swiss National Bank (SNB)
Diewert / Huwiler, Kohli, Retrospective Price Indices and Substitution Bias (PDF file 71 KB)
Huwiler, Measures of core inflation in Switzerland: An evaluation of alternative calculation methods for monetary policy (Download Paper - PDF, 23 KB) (Download Presentation - PDF, 428 KB)



T

The Brookings Institute, USA
Triplett, Should the Cost-of-Living Index Provide the Conceptual Framework for a Consumer Price Index? (PDF file 145 KB)
Triplett, Elementary Indexes for a Consumer Price Index (PDF file 134 KB)

The London School of Economics
Turvey, Three kinds of monthly CPI (PDF file 68 KB)
Turvey, Item & outlet replacements and quality adjustment (PDF file 79 KB)
Turvey, New outlets & new products (PDF file 81 KB)
Turvey, Months versus Years (PDF file 41 KB)
Turvey: True Cost of Living Indexes (PDF file 54 KB) 
Turvey, CPI Terminology. First draft which has not yet been discussed with Eurostat (PDF file 17 KB)

Tokyo University

Imai, Watanabe, Replicating Japanese CPI Using Scanner Data (PDF 450KB)

The University of Queensland

Rao/ Rambaldi/ Balk, On Measuring Regional or Global Growth and Inflation (PDF 592KB)



U

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Hansen, Price updating of weights in the CPI (PDF file 175 KB)
Hansen, Re-calculation of the Danish CPI 1996-2006 (PDF file 91 KB)
Hill, COL Indexes and Inflation Indexes (Room Document) (PDF file 37 KB)
Hill, Household production, consumption and CPIs (PDF file 176 KB)

University of Alberta
Nakamura, An empirical analysis of the different concepts for owned accommodation in the Canadian CPI: The case of Ottawa, 1996-2005 (PDF file 338 KB)

University of British Columbia
Diewert, Discussion of the Smith paper (Room Document) (PDF file 56 KB)
Diewert, Hedonic regressions: a consumer theory approach (PDF file 209 KB)
Diewert, Hedonic Regressions: A Review of Some Unresolved Issues (PDF file 340 KB)
Diewert, Seasonal Commodities, High Inflation and Index Number Theory (PDF file 646 KB)
Diewert, The Consumer Price Index and Index Number Purpose (PDF file 390 KB)
Diewert, The Paris OECD-IMF Workshop on Real Estate Price Indexes: Conclusions and Future Directions (PDF file159 KB)
Diewert, The Ottawa Group after Ten Meetings: Future Priorities (PDF file 79 KB)
Diewert, The Treatment of Owner Occupied Housing and Other Durables in a Consumer Price Index (PDF file 478 KB)
Diewert, An Empirical Illustration of Index Construction Using Israeli Data on Vegetables (PDF file 259 KB)
Diewert, The Measurement of Banking Services in the System of National Accounts (PDF file 181 KB)
Diewer, Alternative Approaches to Measuring House Price Inflation (PDF file 406 KB)
Diewert, Axiomatic and Economic Approaches to elementary Price Indexes (PDF file 3.70 MB)
Diewert, On the stochastic approach to index numbers (PDF file 2.79 MB)
Diewert/ Imai/ Shimizu New Estimates for the Price of Housing in the Japanese CPI: Nominal Rigidity of Rents (PDF 2.7MB)
Diewert/ Imai/ Shimizu, Consumer Price Index Biases -Elementary Index Biases vs. Sampling Biases (PDF511KB)
Diewert / Heravi / Silver Hedonic Imputation versus Time Dummy Hedonic Indexes (PDF file 191 KB)
Diewert / Huwiler / Kohli, Retrospective Price Indices and Substitution Bias (PDF file 71 KB)
Diewert /Shimizu, Residential Property Price Indexes for Tokyo (PDF file 501 KB)
Diewert/ de Haan / Hendriks,Hedonic Regressions and the Decomposition of a House Price Index into Land and Structure Components (PDF file 404 KB)
Gupta, Multi-Dimensional Product Differentiation for Service Bundles (Room document) (PDF file 169 KB)
Ivancic / Fox / Diewert, Scanner Data, Time Aggregation and the Construction of Price Indexes (PDF file 767 KB)
Erwin Diewert, Kevin Fox: Substitution bias in multilateral methods for CPI construction using scanner data (PDF 520 KB) | Presentation (PDF 364 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017

University of Castilla-La Mancha
Larraz, Weighting elementary prices in Consumer Price Index (CPI) construction using spacial autocorrelation (PDF file 199 KB)

University of Duisburg-Essen
Breuer, Cost of Living Indexes for Germany (PDF file 113 KB)
Mehrhoff / Breuer, Is Inflation Heterogeneously Distributed Among Income Groups? (PDF file 922 KB)
Mehrhoff / Balk, Index calculations (PDF file 431 KB)
Von Der Lippe, Unit Value Bias Reconsidered (PDF file 211 KB)
Von der Lippe, Notes on GEKS and RGEKS indices - Comments on a Method to GenerateTransitive Indices (PDF file 1.38 MB)
Von der Lippe / Breuer, Problems of Operationalizing the Concept of a Cost-of-Living Index (PDF file 356)
Von der Lippe, The Index Theory of the German Energy Regulation Agency, What is the price of an energy transmission network? or How to construct a PPI by combining price indices of inputs? (PDF file 164 KB)

University of Florence
Biggeri, Consumer Price Indices: Purposes and definitions, a useful general approach to the construction of the indices and some measures of the divergences between them (PDF file 115 KB)
Ferrari, Weighting elementary prices in Consumer Price Index (CPI) construction using spacial autocorrelation (PDF file 199 KB)

University of Fribourg
Brachinger / Beer, The Econometric Foundations of Hedonic Elementary Price Indices (Room Document) (PDF file 535 KB)

University of Graz
Hill / Scholz Incorporating Geospatial Data into House Price Indexes: A hedonic Imputation Approach with Splines (PDF file 253 KB)
Hill / Syed, Hedonic Price-Rent Ratios, User Cost and Departures from Equilibrium in the Housing Market (PDF file 353 KB
Hill / Scholz / Shimizu / Steurer: An evaluation of the hedonic methods used by European National Statistical Institutes to compute their official House Price Indices (PDF 271 KB) | Presentation (PDF 186 KB)
Hill / Rambaldi / Scholz: Weekly hedonic house price indices: an imputation approach from a spatio-temporal model (PDF 324 KB) | Presentation (PDF 438 KB)
Jan de Haan, Rens Hendriks, Michael Scholz: A comparison of weighted time-product dummy and time dummy hedonic indexes (PDF 452 KB) | Presentation (PDF 502 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017

University of Germany
Ludwig von Auer, Jochen Wengenroth: Consistent aggregation of superlative price indices (PDF 181 KB) | Presentation (PDF 471 KB)

University of Helsinki
Manninen: Hedonic regressions - a transaction economy (PDF file 348 KB)
Pursiainen, The algebraic interpretation of consistency in aggregation and quasilinear index numbers (PDF file 413 KB)
Vartia, Beyond matched pairs and Griliches-type hedonic methods for controlling quality changes in CPI sub-indices: Mathematical considerations and empirical examples on the use of linear and non-linear models with time-dependent quality parameters (PDF file 303 KB)

University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Diewert, The Measurement of Banking Services in the System of National Accounts (PDF file 181 KB)
Fox, Non-linear Pricing and Price Indexes: Evidence and Implications from Scanner Data (PDF file 311 KB)
Fox/Syed Price Discounts and the Measurement of Inflation (PDF 311KB)
Ivancic / Fox / Diewert, Scanner Data, Time Aggregation and the Construction of Price Indexes (PDF file 767 KB)
Ivancic/ Fox, Understanding Price Variation Across Stores and Supermarket Chains: Some Implications for CPI Aggregation Methods (PDF file 371 KB)
Ivancic /Fox, Can Dissimilarity Indexes Resolve the Issue of when to Chain Price Indexes? (PDF file 160 KB)
Syed, Life Cycle Pricing and the Measurement of Inflation (PDf file 516 KB)


University of Mohammed V Rabat-Agdal
Pr. Zakaria, Speculative bubble on the Moroccan real estate market (PDF file 414 KB)

University of Notre Dame
Stapleford, Ordinal Utility and the Conceptual Basis of Cost-of-Living Indexes: How History Can Inform Contemporary Debates (PDF file 142 KB)
Stapleford, Price Indexes, Political Judgments, and the Challenge of Democratic Control (PDF 315KB)


University of Queensland

Rao / Balk, Concepts and Terminology for International Comparisons of Prices and Real Incomes (PDF file 182 KB)
Rao / Rambaldi, The Effect of Hedonic Modelling and Index Weights on Hedonic Imputation Indices (PDF file 795 KB)
Rao / Rambaldi / Doran, An Econometric Approach to the Construction of Complete Panels of Purchasing Power Parities: Analytical Properties and Empirical Results (PDF file 1.06 MB)
Rao / Rambaldi / Doran, Construction of Panels of Real Incomes at Current and Constant Prices: An Econometric Approach (PDF file 1.14 MB)
Hill / Rambaldi / Scholz: Weekly hedonic house price indices: an imputation approach from a spatio-temporal model (PDF 324 KB) | Presentation (PDF 438 KB)

University of Technology, Sydney
Melser, Constructing High Frequency Price Indexes Using Scanner Data (PDF file 463 KB)
Melser, Non-linear Pricing and Price Indexes: Evidence and Implications from Scanner Data (PDF file 311 KB)
Melser, Life Cycle Pricing and the Measurement of Inflation (PDf file 516 KB)

University of Tokyo
Watanabe, House Prices at Different Stages of the Buying/Selling Process (PDF file 1.11 MB)
Kota Watanabe, Tsutomu Watanabe: Price rigidity at near-zero inflation rates: evidence from Japan (PDF 2,167 KB) | Presentation (PDF 3,076 KB) - Fifteenth Meeting Germany 2017

University of Valencia
Pavia, Weighting elementary prices in Consumer Price Index (CPI) construction using spacial autocorrelation (PDF file 199 KB)

Uppsala University
Klevmarken, A note on Cost-of-Living Indexes, Subsidized Commodities and Income Dependent Prices (PDF file 648 KB)
Klevmarken: Towards an applicable true cost-of-living index that incorporates housing (PDF file 148 KB)

Vancouver School of Economics
Diewert / Huang / Burnett-Issacs: Alternative approaches for resale housing price indexes (PDF 509 KB) | Presentation (PDF 317 KB)
Diewert / Shimizu: Commercial property price indexes for Tokyo revisited (PDF 372 KB) | Presentation (PDF 1,113 KB)