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AGE-PRICE PROFILE

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French Equivalent: Profil âge-prix

Definition:
The age-price profile shows the loss in value of a capital good as it ages, or the pattern of relative prices for different vintages of the same (homogenous) capital good.

Context:
The age-price profile of an asset describes the change (usually the decline) in the price of an asset as it ages. (Measuring Capital: OECD Manual, Annex 1 Glossary of Technical Terms Used in the Manual, OECD, 2001.).

Source Publication:
OECD Productivity Manual: A Guide to the Measurement of Industry- Level and Aggregate Productivity Growth, OECD, Paris, March 2001, Annex 1 – Glossary.

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/59/29/2352458.pdf

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, April 25, 2013