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  • Whelan, Karl (Federal Reserve, 2000-06)
    In 1996, the U.S. Department of Commerce began using a new method to construct all aggregate "real" series in the National Income and Product Accounts (NIPA). This method employs the so-called "ideal chain index" pioneered ...
  • Neary, J. Peter (University College Dublin. School of Economics, 2005-11-11)
    This paper reviews alternative approaches to measuring an economy's cost competitiveness and proposes some new measures derived from the economic theory of index numbers. The indices provide a theoretical benchmark for ...
  • McCarthy, Colm (University College Dublin; School of Economics, 2007-06)
    The treatment of owner-occupied housing costs is a recurring problem in the construction of consumer price indices, and there are competing methodologies. In the most widely-used Irish index, the Payments Approach, which ...