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A Practical Guide to Price Index and Hedonic Techniques
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A Practical Guide to Price Index and Hedonic Techniques

Ana M. Aizcorbe

Abstract

This book provides an accessible guide to price index and hedonic techniques, with a focus on how to best apply these techniques and interpret the resulting measures. One goal of this book is to provide first-hand experience at constructing these measures, with guidance on practical issues such as what the ideal data would look like and how best to construct these measures when the data are less than ideal. A related objective is to bridge the wide gulf between the necessarily simplistic elementary treatments in textbooks and the very complex discussions found in the theoretical and empirical ... More

Keywords: price indexes, hedonic techniques, price measures

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198702429
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702429.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ana M. Aizcorbe, author
Chief Economist, Bureau of Economic Analysis