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Title At what price? : conceptualizing and measuring cost-of-living and price indexes / Panel on Conceptual, Measurement, and Other Statistical Issues in Developing Cost-of-Living Indexes ; Charles L. Schultze and Christopher Mackie, editors.
Imprint Washington, DC : National Academy Press, [2002]

Subject Consumer price indexes -- United States.
Cost and standard of living -- United States -- Statistical methods.
Prices -- United States -- Statistical methods.
Economic indicators -- United States.
Index numbers (Economics)
Alt Name Schultze, Charles L.
Mackie, Christopher D.
National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Conceptual, Measurement, and Other Statistical Issues in Developing Cost-of-Living Indexes.
Add Title Cost-of-living and price indexes
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 332 pages)
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
"Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-305) and index.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents ""Front Matter""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Conceptual Foundations for Price and Cost-of-Living Indexes""; ""3 Index Domain""; ""4 Evolving Market Baskets: Adjusting Indexes to Account for Quality Change""; ""5 New Goods and New Outlets""; ""6 The Special Case of Medical Services""; ""7 Index Design and Index Purpose""; ""8 Whose Index? Aggregating Across Households""; ""9 Data Collection for CPI Construction""; ""Appendix Statistical Definition and Estimation of Price Indexes""; ""References""; ""Glossary""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0309512174 (electronic bk.)
9780309512176 (electronic bk.)
0309074428 (hardcover)
9780309074421 (hardcover)
OCLC # 52787030
Additional Format Print version: At what price?. Washington, DC : National Academy Press, ©2002 0309074428 (DLC) 2001007411 (OCoLC)48494170