Measuring a Dynamic Price Index Using Consumption Data
We propose a new method of constructing a dynamic price index (DPI). Under standard assumptions, our DPI is as stable as the Consumer Price Index (CPI). In certain periods, the DPI differs sharply from the CPI.
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Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: Shuhei Aoki is a Junior Research Fellow, National Institute for Research Advancement, 4-20-3 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-6034, Japan ( )., Email: [email protected]
Publication date: 2010-08-01