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Quality change in the CPI

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  • Charles R. Hulten
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    Article provided by Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in its journal Review.

    Volume (Year): (1997)
    Issue (Month): May ()
    Pages: 87-100

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    Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlrv:y:1997:i:may:p:87-100

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    Keywords: Consumer price indexes ; Prices;

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    1. Matthew D. Shapiro & David W. Wilcox, 1996. "Mismeasurement in the Consumer Price Index: An Evaluation," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 1996, Volume 11, pages 93-154 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Zvi Griliches, 1964. "Notes on the Measurement of Price and Quality Changes," NBER Chapters, in: Models of Income Determination, pages 381-418 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Brent R. Moulton, 1996. "Bias in the Consumer Price Index: What Is the Evidence?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 10(4), pages 159-177, Fall.
    4. Fisher, Franklin M & Griliches, Zvi, 1995. "Aggregate Price Indices, New Goods, and Generics," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 110(1), pages 229-44, February.
    5. Charles R. Hulten, 1996. "Quality Change in Capital Goods and Its Impact on Economic Growth," NBER Working Papers 5569, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Gordon, Robert J., 1990. "The Measurement of Durable Goods Prices," National Bureau of Economic Research Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 1, number 9780226304557, 01-2013.
    7. Brent R. Moulton & Karin E. Moses, 1997. "Addressing the Quality Change Issue in the Consumer Price Index," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 28(1), pages 305-366.
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    Cited by:
    1. Jan Hanousek & Randall K. Filer, 2002. "Consumers' Opinion of Inflation Bias Due to Quality Improvements," Economics Working Paper Archive at Hunter College, Hunter College Department of Economics 02/8, Hunter College Department of Economics.
    2. Charles Steindel, 1997. "Measuring economic activity and economic welfare: what are we missing?," Research Paper, Federal Reserve Bank of New York 9732, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
    3. Henning Ahnert & Geoff Kenny, 2004. "Quality adjustment of European price statistics and the role for hedonics," Occasional Paper Series 15, European Central Bank.

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