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IMPUTED PRICE

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Definition:
The price assigned to an item for which the price is missing in a particular period. The term ‘‘imputed price’’ may also refer to the price assigned to an item that is not sold on the market, such as a good or service produced for own consumption, including housing services produced by owner occupiers, or one received as payment in kind or as a free transfer from a government or non-profit institution.

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Consumer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Labour Office, Geneva.

Hyperlink:
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/stat/guides/cpi/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Friday, July 08, 2005