List prices vs. bargain prices: which solution to estimate consumer price indices?

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Carlo De Gregorio;
(2010)
  • Journal: Rivista di Statistica Ufficiale,volume 12,issue 1 April,pages35-52
  • Subject: Consumer price index, Survey design, Sampling
    • jel: jel:C43 | jel:C83

Alternative approaches to CPI surveys are here evaluated, in markets where final prices are based on some sort of price listing. Three types of surveys are compared: local surveys (LOC), with small samples and a local price collection; list price surveys (LIS), with hug... View more
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