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Meeting of the Group of Experts on Consumer Price Indices

30 May - 1 June 2012

Meeting of the Group of Experts on Consumer Price Indices, Geneva, 30 May - 01 June 2012

Updated: 13 July 2012

ECE/CES/GE.22/2012 /...




 Document TitleENGRUSFRE
AgendaPDF
ECE/CES/GE.22/2012/2 ReportPDFPDF PDF
  
Session 1. House price indices
Presentation of the Handbook on Residential Property Price Indices.PDF
 Working Towards a Comparable House Price Inflation Measure in Europe. B. Marola, D. Santos, R. Evangelista and V. Guerreiro. Statistics PortugalPDF  
Developments in the United Kingdom’s House Price Index. Christopher Jenkins and Jim O’Donoghue. Office for National Statistics, United KingdomPDF
Residential Property Price: An alternative approach for house rent in Consumer Price Index of Thailand. Benyasut Prayoth, Dispadung Chanikarn. Ministry of Commerce, ThailandPDF
 Fees with multiple price-dependent rates. Claude Lamboray, STATEC, LuxembourgPDF  
 The Estimation of Owner Occupied Housing Indexes using the RPPI: The Case of Tokyo. Chihiro Shimizu,W. Erwin Diewer, Kiyohiko.G. Nishimura, Tsutomu Watanabe. University of Tokyo, JapanPDF  
Presentations 
Working Towards a Comparable House Price Inflation Measure in Europe. B. Marola, D. Santos, R. Evangelista and V. Guerreiro. Statistics PortugalPDF
Developments in the United Kingdom’s House Price Index. Christopher Jenkins and Jim O’Donoghue. Office for National Statistics, United KingdomPDF
Residential Property Price: An alternative approach for house rent in Consumer Price Index of Thailand. Benyasut Prayoth, Dispadung Chanikarn. Ministry of Commerce, ThailandPDF
 Fees with multiple price-dependent rates. Claude Lamboray, STATEC, LuxembourgPDF  
The Estimation of Owner Occupied Housing Indexes using the RPPI: The Case of Tokyo. Chihiro Shimizu,W. Erwin Diewer, Kiyohiko.G. Nishimura, Tsutomu Watanabe. University of Tokyo, JapanPDF
Room Documents:    
 The treatment of housing co-operatives in a house price index. D. Santos and R. Evangelista, Statistics PortugalPDF  
 Recent developments in Australian Residential Property Price Indexes. Marcel van Kints, Australian Bureau of StatisticsPDF  
 Hedonic Regressions and the Decomposition of a House Price index into Land and Structure Components. W. Erwin Diewert, Jan de Haan and Rens Hendriks. University of British Columbia, Canada.PDF  
Session 2. System of price indices
 A family of price indices: the different traditions, the strategic approaches & the work to be done. David Fenwick, United KingdomPDF  
Driving regional price indicators out of the UK's PPPs. Sharne Bailey. ONS, UKPDF
 New initiatives in the PPP Process in Israel. Merav Oren-Yiftach, Yoel Finkel. Central Bureau of Statistics, IsraelPDF  
Presentations 
System's of price indices and supporting frameworks. David Fenwick, UKPDF
Driving regional price indicators out of the UK's PPPs. Derek Bird. ONS, UKPDF
 New initiatives in the PPP Process in Israel. Merav Oren-Yiftach, Yoel Finkel. Central Bureau of Statistics, IsraelPDF  
Room Documents: 
 Rénovation des IHPC dans les pays de L’Union Économique et Monétaire Ouest Africaine (UEMOA). Claude Chamda, AFRISTAT PDF
     
Session 3. New ways of calculating CPI
Improving the Preliminary Values of the Chained CPI-U. John S. Greenlees, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.PDF
The use of Superlative Index Links in the Swedish CPI. P. Bäckström and M. Sammar. Statistics SwedenPDF
 Post Laspeyres: The Case for a new formula for compiling consumer price indices. Paul Armknecht and Mick Silver, IMFPDF  
     
Presentations 
Improving the Preliminary Values of the Chained CPI-U. John S. Greenlees, U.S. Bureau of Labor StatisticsPDF
The use of Superlative Index Links in the Swedish CPI. P. Bäckström, Statistics SwedenPDF
 Post Laspeyres: The Case for a new formula for compiling consumer price indices. Paul Armknecht and Mick Silver, IMFPDF  
Room Documents:     
Euro-area HICP flash estimate breakdown. EurostatPDF
Session 4. Scanner data
Would scanner data improve the French CPI? Sébastien Faivre, Patrick Sillard, Gaëtan Varlet. INSEE, FrancePDFPDF
 Experiences with scanner data in the Swiss Statistical Office. Jean-Michel Zürcher and Bernard Buchenel, Federal Statistical Office of SwitzerlandPDF  PDF
Extending the Danish CPI with scanner data – A stepwise analysis. Jonas Mikkelsen, Statistics DenmarkPDF
Scanner Data – A Collection Method for the Future. M. Sammar, A. Norberg and C. Tongur. Statistics SwedenPDF
 Scanner data: towards Cost of Living Indexes? Patrick Sillard, INSEE, France PDF PDF
The Treatment of Unmatched Items in Rolling Year GEKS Price Indexes: Evidence from New Zealand. Jan de Haana, Frances Krsinichb, New ZealandPDF
Presentations     
Would scanner data improve the French CPI? Sébastien Faivre, Patrick Sillard, Gaëtan Varlet. INSEE, FrancePDF
Experiences with scanner data in the Swiss Statistical Office. Jean-Michel Zürcher and Bernard Buchenel, Federal Statistical Office of SwitzerlandPDF
Extending the Danish CPI with scanner data – A stepwise analysis. Jonas Mikkelsen, Statistics DenmarkPDF
Scanner Data – A Collection Method for the Future. M. Sammar, Statistics SwedenPDF
Scanner data: towards Cost of Living Indexes? Patrick Sillard, INSEE, FrancePDF
The Treatment of Unmatched Items in Rolling Year GEKS Price Indexes: Evidence from New Zealand. Jan de Haana, Frances Krsinichb, New ZealandPDF
Session 5. New price collection methods
 Various data collection methods in the Norwegian CPI. Ingvild Johansen, Ragnhild Nygaard. Statistics NorwayPDF  
 Challenges of collecting prices from the internet. Mari Ylä Jarkko and Johanna Leivo, Statistics FinlandPDF  
 How fast are prices falling in Japan? Satoshi Imai, Bureau of Statistics, Japan, Chihiro Shimizu, Reitaku University and UBC, Tsutomu Watanabe, University of TokyoPDF  
Presentations 
The Billion Prices Project (http://bpp.mit.edu). Alberto Cavallo, MIT, Sloan, USAPDF
 Various data collection methods in the Norwegian CPI. Ingvild Johansen, Ragnhild Nygaard, Statistics NorwayPDF  
 Challenges of collecting prices from the internet. Mari Ylä Jarkko and Johanna Leivo, Statistics FinlandPDF  
How fast are prices falling in Japan? Satoshi Imai, Bureau of Statistics, Japan, Chihiro Shimizu, Reitaku University and UBC, Tsutomu Watanabe, University of TokyoPDF
Room Documents: 
 The treatment of internet purchases. EurostatPDF
 Doing the homework on Domestic Worker Wages. A comparison of various data sources used to collect domestic worker wage data for the SA CPI. Riaan Grobler. Statistics South AfricaPDF
 Innovation on Survey System for Retail Price Survey and CPI in Japan. Satoshi Imai, Statistics Bureau of JapanPDF PDF
   
Session 6. Quality adjustments for services
Financial Intermediation Services Indirectly Measured (FISIM) in the CPI. Barosevic Marko, Conn Lewis, Cullen Derick. Australian Bureau of StatisticsPDF
 Problems with the Measurement of Banking Services in a National Accounting Framework. W.Erwin Diewert, Dennis Fixler and Kim ZieschangPDF  
 Report on the work on quality adjustment of for services from the Voorburg Group. André Loranger, Statistics CanadaPDF  
     
Presentations 
Financial Intermediation Services Indirectly Measured (FISIM) in the CPI. Barosevic Marko, Conn Lewis, Cullen Derick. Australian Bureau of StatisticsPDF
Problems with the Measurement of Banking Services in a National Accounting Framework. W.Erwin Diewert, Dennis Fixler and Kim ZieschangPDF
Report on the work on quality adjustment of for services from the Voorburg Group. André Loranger, Statistics CanadaPDF
 Joint OECD/Eurostat Task Force for the revision of the SPPI Guide. Anne-Sophie Fraisse, OECDPDF  
     
Session 7. Sources of weighting data
Sources of Weighting Data and Quality Management System in Mexican CPI. National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), MexicoPDF
 Analysis of commodity substitution effects in Hong Kong’s CPIs. Chan Kalin, Hong Kong, ChinaPDFPDFPDF
 Weighing things up: sources of data for CPI weights. Patrick Kelly and Lee Everts, Statistics South AfricaPDF  
 Kiribati CPI Weights: A Review of Household Expenditure Data. Alick Nyasulu. Secretariat of Pacific CommunityPDF  
 Does COICOP need to be revised? Ana Franco. EurostatPDF  
Presentations     
Sources of Weighting Data and Quality Management System in Mexican CPI. National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), MexicoPDF
Some implications of product creation and destruction on Japan's deflation. Tsutomu Watanabe, University of TokyoPDF
Analysis of commodity substitution effects in Hong Kong’s CPIs. Chan Kalin, Hong Kong, ChinaPDF
Weighing things up: sources of data for CPI weights. Patrick Kelly and Lee Everts, Statistics South AfricaPDF
Kiribati CPI Weights: A Review of Household Expenditure Data. Alick Nyasulu. Secretariat of Pacific CommunityPDF
Does COICOP need to be revised? EurostatPDF
Room documents:    
 Sources of weighting data for the CPI. Vincent Musoke Nsubuga, Bureau of Statistics, UgandaPDF PDF  
 The practice of calculating the consumer price index in Georgia and the methodological issues for its improvement. Nino Abesadze. Tbilisi State University, GeorgiaPDF  
 The revised Consumer Price Index in Zambia. Phillip Miti, Central Statistical Office, ZambiaPDF  
     
Special Session on the Price Index Processor Software (PIPS)
  Detailed Agenda for the PIPS sessionPDF   
  The Price Index Processor System (PIPS)PDF