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Meeting of the Group of Experts on Consumer Price Indices

2 - 4 May 2016

Geneva, Switzerland

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Session 1: Scanner data
Scanner Data; Initial Data Testing. Heiðrún Erika Guðmundsdóttir, Statistics Iceland PDF PDF
Measuring inflation through different sampling designs implemented on scanner data. A. Guandalini, A. Bernardini, C. De Vitiis, F. Inglese and M.D. Terribili. , Italian National Institute for Statistics PDF PDF
Processing scanner data in the Dutch CPI: A new methodology and first experiences. Antonio G. Chessa, Statistics Netherlands

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The Danish CPI with scanner data-a switch for the COICOP group 1 and 2. Thomas Hjorth Jacobsen, Statistics Denmark PDF
Measuring Inflation by Company. Satoshi Imai, Nowcast Inc, Kota Watanabe, Meiji University, Tsutomu Watanabe and Toshiaki Shoji, University of Tokyo PDF
Room document: An Overview of Price Index Methods for Scanner Data. Jan de Haan, Antonio Chessa and Leon Willenborg, Statistics Netherlands
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Room document: Modernising price collection:Scanner data and the HICP. Dirk-Jan Hoogerdijk, Eurostat PDF
Session 2: Big Data
Fifteen years of progress in the collection of prices data in the Netherlands. Jan Walschots, Statistics Netherlands PDF
Italian experience and perspective of using big data to estimate inflation. Federico Polidoro, Antonino Virgillito, Italian National Institute for Statistics PDF
Pricing Patterns over Product Life-Cycle and Quality Growth at Product Turnover: Empirical Evidence from Japan. Kimiaki Shinozaki, Bank of Japan PDF PDF
Alternative data collection methods - focus on online data. Ragnhild Nygaard, Statistics Norway PDF
Are online and offline Prices Similar? Evidence from large multi-channel retailers. Alberto Cavallo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology PDF PDF
On the use of Internet data for the Dutch CPI. Robert Griffioen, Olav Ten Bosch, Statistics Netherlands PDF PDF
Research indices using web scraped data.Robert Breton, Gareth Clews, Liz Metcalfe, Natasha Milliken, Christopher Payne, Joe Winton and Ainslie Woods, ONS, UK PDF PDF
Room document: Variation in the inflation experience of UK households: 2003-2014, Tanya Flower, Philip Wales, ONS, UK PDF
Session 3: CPIs for different population groups, income groups and geographic areas 
CPIs for different population groups, income groups and geographic areas in Uganda. Vincent Nsubuga, Uganda Bureau of Statistics PDF PDF
Revising the Geographic Area Sample for the U.S. Consumer Price Index. David M. Friedman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics PDF PDF
Constant-utility indexes for groups in Canadian society. Radu Chiru and Clément Yélou, Statistics Canada PDF PDF
Estimating Consumer Price Inflation by Household. Jess Diamond, Hitotsubashi University, Kota Watanabe, Meiji University, Tsutomu Watanabe, Tokyo University PDF PDF
Drivers of measured, perceived and expected inflation in Germany. Jens Mehrhoff, Central Bank of Germany PDF
Room document: Household-group inflation: methods to combine expenditure patterns. Alan Bentley, Statistics New Zealand PDF
Room document: Socioeconomic Stratification in the CPI. Maria Ximena Caicedo Moreno, National Administrative Department of Statistic, Colombia PDF
POSTER SESSION
The Billion Prices Project. Using Online Data for Measurement and Research. Alberto Cavallo and Roberto Rigobon, MIT & NBER PDF
Commercial Property Price Indicators: Sources, Methods and Issues. Joachim Recktenwald, Eurostat PDF
CPI Major Review. Rafael Gaona, National Institute of Statistics Geography and Informatics of Mexico PDF
Modernising Official Statistics. Steven Vale, UNECE PDF
Selection of CPI formula in three steps. Carsten Boldsen, UNECE PDF
Session 4: Methodological issues
Fixed Basket Methods for Compiling Consumer Price Indexes, Paul A. Armknecht, IMF PDF PDF
A New Estimation for the US CPI – Capabilities and Impacts. David M. Friedman, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics PDF
The treatment of difficult-to-measure products and services in Japan. Shunichi Shimakita, Statistical Bureau of Japan PDF PDF
Room document: Methods for calculation of elementary and higher-level price indices in Burundi. Iranyibutse Fidèle, Institut de Statistiques et des Etudes Economiques PDF (FRE)
Room document: CPI Major Review. Rafael Gaona, INEGI, Mexico PDF
Room document: Practical experience in measuring health services and pharmaceuticals the CPI of Belarus. Ekaterina Grikhanova, National Statistical Committee of Belarus PDF
Session 5: House price indices
The Polish experience in developing House Price Index. Renata Rechnio, Central Statistical Office of Poland PDF PDF
Creation of an official real estate price index in Switzerland. Davide Fischbach, Corinne Becker Vermeulen, Swiss Federal Statistical Office

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Hedonic Regression Models for Tokyo Condominium Sales. W. Erwin Diewert, University of British Columbia and Chihiro Shimizu, National University of Singapore PDF PDF
Room document: A Hedonic House Price Index for Turkey. Timur Hulagu, Erdi Kizilkaya, Ali Gencay Ozbekler, Pınar Tunar, Central Bank of Turkey PDF PDF
Session 6: Synergies between CPIs and PPPs and integration of survey activities
Partnership, processes and possibilities: the South African experience of integrating PPP and CPI work. Lekau Ranoto and Patrick Kelly, Statistics South Africa PDF PDF
The integration of ICP and CPI in Morocco. Reality and prospects. Mohamed Elmaliki, Statistics Morocco PDF (FRE)
Synergies between CPIs and PPPs and Integration of Survey Activities. Majed Skaini, UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia PDF PDF
Integration of survey activities for CPIs and PPPs, Irina Goryacheva, Interstate Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States

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Synergies Between CPIs and PPPs and Integration of Survey Activities: The Case of Galápagos Islands, Ernestina Perez and Giovanni Savio, UNECLAC PDF PDF
Session 7: Update of the 2004 CPI Manual
Terms of reference for the Technical Expert Group for updating the 2004 CPI Manual (TEG-CPI) PDF PDF