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Durable goods, price indexes and quality change

Gian Maria Tomat

Durable goods, price indexes and quality change

an application to automobile prices in Italy, 1988-1998

by Gian Maria Tomat

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Published by Banca d"Italia in Roma .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Prices -- Italy -- Mathematical models.,
  • Price indexes -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gian Maria Tomat.
    SeriesTemi di discussione del Servizio studi -- no. 439, Temi di discussione -- 439.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22435529M

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    Using Unit Value Indexes to Measure Transaction Prices and Quality Change in The Measurement of Durable Goods Prices, Robert J. Gordon: Weighting the Alternative Data Sources into New Price and Output Measures for Producer and Consumer Durable Equipment in The Measurement of Durable Goods Prices, Robert J. Gordon. Durable goods such as TVs and refrigerators are ____. Price elastic. Tim's book company sets an expected profit of 15% in the first two years on all newly published books in relation to the money invested in the author and publication. When consumers are very sensitive to the price change of a product, the demand for it is price elastic.

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Using Unit Value Indexes to Measure Transaction Prices and Quality Change. - ) (bibliographic info) (download) Weighting the Alternative Data Sources into New Price and Output Measures for Producer and Consumer Durable Equipment.

- ) (bibliographic info) (download Cited by: Download Citation | Durable goods, price indexes and quality change: an application to automobile prices in Italy, | The paper analyzes the problems of measurement of durable consumer. Conceptual Issues in the Measurement of Price and Quality Changes Introduction The Input Price Index Measuring the Input Price Index When Quality Change Is Nonproportional The Output Price Index The Equivalence of Input and Output Price Indexes Comparison with Previous Approaches to the Quality Adjustment Issue CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): The paper analyzes the problems of measurement of consumer prices that are posed by quality change.

The analysis is based on a formal economic model that allows to study the problems of measurement for durable goods. Theoretical price indexes are defined and then used to analyze several empirical methods of. structure of relative prices, quality change and the introduction of new goods.

The paper is concerned with the analysis of quality change and focuses on durable goods prices. Theoretical price indexes which can be used both as nominal durable expenditure deflators and as indicators of durable price dynamics are defined and then used. Tomat, Gian Maria, Durable Goods, Price Indexes and Quality Change: An Application to Automobile Prices in Italy, (March ).

ECB Working Paper No. ; Bank of Italy Temi di Discussione (Working Paper) No. "Specification Price Indexes from Sears Catalog Data," NBER Chapters, in: The Measurement of Durable Goods Prices, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Robert J. Gordon, " Using Unit Value Indexes to Measure Transaction Prices and Quality Change," NBER Chapters, in: The Measurement of Durable Goods Prices, pages.

Specification Price Indexes from Sears Catalog Data. - ) (bibliographic info) Using Unit Value Indexes to Measure Transaction Prices and Quality Change.

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- Durable goods, price indexes and quality change: an application to automobile prices in Italy, Vai alla versione italiana Site Search. by Gian Maria Tomat March Conceptual Issues in the Measurement of Price and Quality Changes Introduction The Input Price Index Measuring the Input Price Index When Quality Change Is Nonproportional The Output Price Index The Equivalence of Input and Output Price Indexes Enter the password to open this PDF file: Cancel OK.

File name:. Owner occupied housing: the Paris OECD-IMF workshop on real estate price indexes - conclusions and future directions (English) Abstract. The paper summarizes the main ideas suggested in OECD-IMF Workshop on Real Estate Price Indexes which was held in Paris, November Durable goods, price indexes and quality change: an application to automobile prices in Italy, By Gian Maria Tomat.

Get PDF ( KB) Abstract. The paper analyzes the problems of measurement of durable consumer prices posed by quality change. Theoretical price indexes are defined and used to analyze several empirical methods of. Table 1. Producer price indexes and percent changes for final demand [Nov =, unless otherwise indicated] Grouping Other index base Relative Importance Dec.

Unadjusted index Unadjusted percent change to June from: Seasonally adjusted percent change from: Feb. May June June May Mar. to Apr.

Apr. to May. The Federal Reserve's Durable Goods Industrial Production Index (seasonally adjusted) growth up % month-over-month, down % year-over-year [note that this is a.

Durable Good Oligopoly Commitment (Cournot-Nash) Consider N symmetric rms producing a homogenous durable good with constant marginal cost and no shocks Durable good dynamics D t = (1)D t 1 + P N i=1 x it A given rm commits to a sequence fx~ itggiven the symmetric strategy of the other N 1 rms fx tg.

In equilibrium, ~x t = x t In equilibrium, x. Prices. This section provides industry-specific pricing information. The producer price index measures the percentage change in prices that domestic producers receive for goods and services.

The prices included in the producer price index are from the first commercial transaction. Most new consumer durable goods experience rapid prices declines and quality improvements, suggesting the importance of modeling dynamics.

This paper speci es a dynamic model of consumer preferences for new durable goods with persistently heterogeneous consumer tastes, rational expec-tations, and repeat purchases over time.

Imports of goods: Industrial supplies and materials, except petroleum and products: Nondurable goods (chain-type price index) Index = Quarterly, Seasonally Adjusted Q1 to Q1 (May 28). Assume an economy that makes only one product and that year 3 is the base year. Output and price data for a five-year period are as follows.

Answer the question on the basis of these data. Picture Refer to the data. If year 3 is chosen as the base year, the price index for year 1 is: A.

B. C. D. Graph and download economic data for Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers: Durables in U.S. City Average (CUSRSAD) from Jan to Jun about durable goods, urban, consumer, CPI, goods, inflation, price index, price, indexes, and USA.Businesses have actually achieved higher productivity at lower prices, and new goods are lighter, faster, more energy efficient, and more reliable than their predecessors.

Robert J. Gordon has written the first full-scale work to treat the extent of quality changes over the entire range of durable goods, from autos to aircraft, computers to.