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A Review of Reviews: Ninety Years of Professional Thinking About the Consumer Price Index

In: Price Index Concepts and Measurement

  • Marshall Reinsdorf
  • Jack E. Triplett
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  • W. Erwin Diewert & John S. Greenlees & Charles R. Hulten, 2009. "Price Index Concepts and Measurement," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number diew08-1, 07.
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