Assessing the Adequacy of Measures of Australia's Price Competitiveness and Structural Change
There are a plethora of measures of Australia’s international price competitiveness. This article provides a practitioners guide to those series. The currently available measures of international price competitiveness are found to be deficient. A theoretically sound measure is suggested and computer code is supplied to construct estimates.
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Volume (Year): 34 (2001)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
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