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Consumer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice

VersionFirst Edition
Valid from2004
Previous versions
DescriptionThis important and comprehensive Manual provides guidelines for statistical offices and other agencies responsible for constructing CPIs, and explains in-depth the methods that are used to calculate a CPI. It also examines the underlying economic and statistical concepts and principles needed for making choices in efficient and cost-effective ways, and for appreciating the full implications of those choices.
Maintenance organization International Labour Organization (ILO), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Statistical Office of the European Union (EUROSTAT), United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), World Bank (WB)
Statistical domains 2.7 Prices
Type of standardConcepts and Definitions
Languages Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish
Information last updated23/08/11