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Measuring the Services of Durables and Owner Occupied Housing

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  • W. Erwin Diewert

    (University of British Columbia)

  • Kiyohiko G. Nishimura

    (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS))

  • Chihiro Shimizu

    (Nihon University & The University of Tokyo)

  • Tsutomu Watanabe

    (The University of Tokyo)

Abstract

When a durable good (other than housing) is purchased by a consumer, national Consumer Price Indexes typically attribute all of that expenditure to the period of purchase, even though the use of the good extends beyond the period of purchase.

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  • W. Erwin Diewert & Kiyohiko G. Nishimura & Chihiro Shimizu & Tsutomu Watanabe, 2020. "Measuring the Services of Durables and Owner Occupied Housing," Advances in Japanese Business and Economics, in: Property Price Index, chapter 0, pages 223-298, Springer.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:advchp:978-4-431-55942-9_6
    DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-55942-9_6
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    • C81 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs - - - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data; Data Access
    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • E31 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles - - - Price Level; Inflation; Deflation

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