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Choosing a price index formula

Leanne Johnson

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Published
**1996**
by Australian Bureau of Statistics in [s.l.]
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Written in

- Price indexes.,
- Prices -- Australia.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references (p. 49-51).

Statement | Leanne Johnson. |

Series | Working papers in econometrics and applied statistics, working paper -- no. 96/1, Working papers in econometrics and applied statistics (Belconnen, A.C.T.) -- working paper no. 96/1 |

Contributions | Australian Bureau of Statistics. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | 51 p. |

Number of Pages | 51 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL17300736M |

ISBN 10 | 0642231524 |

Total Return Index: The total return index is a type of equity index that tracks both the capital gains of a group of stocks over time, and assumes that any cash distributions, . expenditure during a year or other specified period. Such an index is called a fixed-basket price index. The index also aims to measure the effects of price changes on the cost of achieving a constant standard of living (i.e. level of utility or welfare). This concept is called a cost-of-living index (COLI). 2. The South African CPI Uses of File Size: 1MB.

A commodity price index is a fixed-weight index or (weighted) average of selected commodity prices, which may be based on spot or futures prices. It is designed to be representative of the broad commodity asset class or a specific subset of commodities, such as energy or metals. It is an index that tracks a basket of commodities to measure their performance. (Another problem is that price indexes are figured on calendar years, but governments spend on fiscal years.) The BLS recommends that we choose the index that best reflects the costs relating to a specific product or service, and professional best practice is shown in the table 1. Table 1. Implicit Price Deflator for Gross Domestic Product File Size: KB.

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