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INDIRECT COMPARISON

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Definition:
A price or volume comparison between two countries made through a third country. For example, in the case of countries A, B and C, the PPP between A and C is obtained by dividing the PPP between A and B by the PPP between C and B.

Source Publication:
Eurostat, OECD, 2007, Eurostat-OECD Methodological Manual on Purchasing Power Parities, OECD, Paris – Annex VII, Glossary of terms and abbreviations.

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Thursday, July 12, 2007