Price Indexes in Time and Space: Methods and Practice by Luigi BiggeriPrice Indexes in Time and Space: Methods and Practice by Luigi Biggeri

Price Indexes in Time and Space: Methods and Practice

byLuigi BiggeriEditorGuido Ferrari

Paperback | March 1, 2012

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? In his "Prime ricerche sulla rivoluzione dei prezzi in Firenze" (1939), Giuseppe Parenti, by Fernand Braudel regarded as an author who "se classait, d'entrée de jeu et sans discussion possible, à la hauteur même d'Earl Jefferson Hamilton. . . . " begins his opening lines with a description/de?nition of the price revolution which took place in the XVI in Europe as "that extraordinary enhancement of all things that occurred in European countries around the second half of the XVI; revolution in the true meaning of the word, as not only, like any strong price increase, it modi?ed the wealth distribution process and changed the relative position of the various social categories and of the different functions of the economic activity, but affected too, in a way that was not enough studied yet, the relative evolution of the various national economies, and ?nally, . . . . . . . . . . , certainly contributed to the birth, or at least to the dissemination, of the new naturalistic economic ideas, from which the economic science would have sprung". De?nition that can be taken as the founding metaphor of this volume.
Title:Price Indexes in Time and Space: Methods and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pagesPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3790828149

ISBN - 13:9783790828146

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Table of Contents

Consumer Price Indexes Time-Space Integration.- Are Integration and Comparison Between CPIs and PPPs Feasible?.- Retrospective Approximations of Superlative Price Indexes for Years Where Expenditure Data Is Unavailable.- Harmonized Cross Region and Cross Country CPI Time-Space Integration in the Euro-Zone.- Consumer Price Indexes in Space.- Modelling Spatially Correlated Error Structures in the Time-Space Extrapolation of Purchasing Power Parities.- Price Indexes across Space and Time and the Stochastic Properties of Prices.- Intra-National Price Level Differentials: The Italian Experience.- Subindexes.- Consumer Price Indexes: An Analysis of Heterogeneity Across Sub-Populations.- Price Dispersion: The Case of "Pasta".- Measuring the Production of Non-Market Services.- Price Indexes in National Accounts.- Total Factor Productivity Surpluses and Purchasing Power Transfers: An Application to the Italian Economy.- Jointly Consistent Price and Quantity Comparisons and the Geo-Logarithmic Family of Price Indexes.- Price Indexes in Financial Markets.- Common Trends in Financial Markets.- An Application of Index Numbers Theory to Interest Rates.- Sector Price Indexes in Financial Markets: Methodological Issues.