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IMPUTED PARITIES

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Definition:
The use of parities for one or several basic headings as estimates of the parities for other basic headings where similar items are purchased, e.g., parities for books purchased by educational institutions imputed from book purchases by consumers.

Source Publication:
Handbook of the International Comparison Programme, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 62, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Development, Statistical Division, New York, 1992, Glossary.

Hyperlink:
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/icp/ipco_htm.htm

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Thursday, February 06, 2003