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INTERMEDIATE BASKET

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Definition:
A basket derived as the average of the baskets of two time periods, usually the base and current periods. The average can be arithmetic as in the Marshall Edgeworth price index or geometric as in the Walsh price index.

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Producer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Monetary Fund, Washington DC.

Hyperlink:
http://www.imf.org/external/np/sta/tegppi/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Tuesday, February 18, 2003

Last updated on Friday, July 08, 2005