A Practical Guide to Price Index and Hedonic Techniques

  title={A Practical Guide to Price Index and Hedonic Techniques},
  author={Ana Aizcorbe},
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 fill the wide gulf between the necessarily simplistic… 
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  • W. Diewert
  • Economics
    The Oxford Handbook of Productivity Analysis
  • 2018
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