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The Substitution Bias of the Laspeyres Price Index: An Analysis Using Estimated Cost-of-Living Indexes

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  • Braithwait, Steven D, 1980. "The Substitution Bias of the Laspeyres Price Index: An Analysis Using Estimated Cost-of-Living Indexes," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 70(1), pages 64-77, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:aea:aecrev:v:70:y:1980:i:1:p:64-77
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