Price index concepts and measurement / edited by W. Erwin Diewert, John Greenlees, and Charles Hulten.

Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, c2009.
ix, 519 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.


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  • Introduction: what are the issues? / W. Erwin Diewert, John Greenlees, and Charles Hulten
  • A review of reviews: ninety years of professional thinking about the consumer price index / Marshall Reinsdorf and Jack E. Triplett
  • Apparel prices 1914-93 and the Hulten/Bruegel paradox / Robert J. Gordon
  • Re-assessing the U.S. quality adjustment to computer prices: the role of durability and changing software / Robert C. Feenstra and Christopher R. Knittel
  • Hedonic imputation versus time dummy hedonic indexes / W. Erwin Diewert, Saeed Heravi, and Mick Silver
  • Comment: Jan de Haan
  • Reply by W. Erwin Diewert, Saeed Heravi and Mick Silver
  • CPI bias from supercenters: does the BLS know that Wal-Mart exists? / Jerry Hausman and Ephraim Leibtag
  • Comment: Marshall Reinsdorf
  • Comment: Mick Silver
  • Incorporating financial services in a consumer price index / Dennis Fixler
  • Comment: Susanto Basu
  • A general-equilibrium asset-pricing approach to the measurement of nominal and real bank output / J. Christina Wang, Susanto Basu, and John G. Fernald
  • Comment: Paul Schreyer
  • Can a disease-based price index improve the estimation of the medical CPI? / Xue Song, William D. Marder, Robert Houchens, Jonathan E. Conklin, and Ralph Bradley
  • Comment: Ernst R. Berndt
  • Price and real output measures for the education function of government exploratory estimates for primary and secondary education / Barbara M. Fraumeni, Marshall Reinsdorf, Brooks B. Robinson, and Matthew P. Williams
  • Measuring the output and prices of the lottery sector: an application of implicit expected utility theory / Kam Yu
  • Comment: Alan G. White
  • Consumption of own production and cost of living indices / Peter Hill
  • Durables and owner occupied housing in a consumer price index / W. Erwin Diewert
  • Comment: Alan Heston.
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  • 0226148556 (alk. paper)
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