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Scanner data in inflation measurement: from raw data to price indices.

@article{Biaek2020ScannerDI,
  title={Scanner data in inflation measurement: from raw data to price indices.},
  author={J. Białek and Maciej Berkesewicz},
  journal={arXiv: Applications},
  year={2020}
}
  • J. Białek, Maciej Berkesewicz
  • Published 2020
  • Mathematics, Economics
  • arXiv: Applications
  • Scanner data offer new opportunities for CPI or HICP calculation. They can be obtained from a~wide variety of~retailers (supermarkets, home electronics, Internet shops, etc.) and provide information at the level of~the barcode. One of~advantages of~using scanner data is the fact that they contain complete transaction information, i.e. prices and quantities for every sold item. To use scanner data, it must be carefully processed. After clearing data and unifying product names, products should be… CONTINUE READING

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