Price and Productivity Measurement: Volume 6 - Index Number Theory

by Volume Editors: W. Erwin Diewert, Bert M. Balk, Dennis Fixler, Kevin J. Fox, Alice O. Nakamura



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/1/0001

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 368
ISBN : 9781425177805

About the Book

This is the sixth in a sequence of volumes about the official statistics measures of inflation and productivity for nations. Part I papers deal with productivity measures and decompositions. Part II papers focus on the properties of alternative index number formulas for price and productivity measurement. Unlike the other volume in this series, this volume is intended for specialists.

About the Author

About the Editors: W. Erwin Diewert is a professor of economics at the University of British Columbia in Canada, the long time Chair of the Statistics Canada Price Measurement Advisory Committee, and a major contributor to numerous international official statistics manuals ( He has won many Canadian and international awards including the 2005 Julius Shiskin Memorial Award for Economics and Statistics. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of both the American Economics Association and the Canadian Economics Association. Bert M. Balk is a professor of the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and is also with Statistics Netherlands. Dennis J. Fixler is the Chief Statistician of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. Kevin J. Fox is a professor of economics and is Head of the School of Economics in the Australian School of Business at the University of New South Wales and also Director of the Centre for Applied Economic Research (CAER). Alice O. Nakamura is a professor of the University of Alberta School of Business.