Consumer price index manual : theory and practice / International Labour Office [and others].

The consumer price index (CPI) measures the rate at which the prices of consumer goods and services are changing over time. It is a key statistic for economic and social policymaking and has substantial and wide-ranging implications for governments, businesses, and households. This important and com...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Turvey, Ralph. Consumer price indices.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:[Geneva] : [International Labour Office], 2004.
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Summary:The consumer price index (CPI) measures the rate at which the prices of consumer goods and services are changing over time. It is a key statistic for economic and social policymaking and has substantial and wide-ranging implications for governments, businesses, and households. This important and comprehensive Manual provides guidelines for statistical offices and other agencies responsible for constructing CPIs, and explains in-depth the methods that are used to calculate a CPI. It also examines the underlying economic and statistical concepts and principles needed for making choices in efficient and cost-effective ways, and for appreciating the full implications of those choices.
Item Description:"This volume is an expanded revision of Consumer price indices: An ILO manual, published in 1989"--Page v.
The opening Web page contains links to each chapter in PDF form.
Title from Web page (viewed June 23, 2005).
Publication from: International Labour Organization website.
Physical Description:1 online resource.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781455255733
1455255734
9781455271955
1455271950
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