New Methodology for Linking the Regions

@inproceedings{Diewert2008NewMF,
  title={New Methodology for Linking the Regions},
  author={Erwin Diewert},
  year={2008}
}
  • Erwin Diewert
  • Published 2008
The paper explains new methodology that was used in the 2005 International Comparison Program (ICP) that compared the relative price levels and GDP levels across 146 countries. In this round of the ICP, the world was divided into 6 regions: OECD, CIS, Africa, South America, Asia Pacific and West Asia. What is new in this round compared to previous rounds of the ICP is that each region was allowed to develop its own product list and collect prices on this list for countries in the region. The… CONTINUE READING

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