Price measurements and their uses / edited by Murray F. Foss, Marilyn E. Manser, Allan H. Young

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Subjects: Price indexes--Congresses
Consumer price indexes--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1993
Series: Studies in income and wealth v. 57
Studies in income and wealth v. 57
LC Classification: H, HC
Physical Description: xii, 389 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Prefatory Note
Introduction / Murray F. Foss, Marilyn E. Manser, Allan H. Young 1
1. Constant-Quality Price Change, Depreciation, and Retirement of Mainframe Computers / Stephen D. Oliner 19
Comment (follows chap. 2)
2. Price Indexes for Microcomputers: An Exploratory Study / Ernst R. Berndt, Zvi Griliches 63
Comment (chaps. 1 and 2): Rosanne Cole
3. Sources of Price Decline in Computer Processors: Selected Electronic Components / Ellen R. Dulberger 103
Comment (follows chap. 5)
4. Cost Function Estimation of Quality Change in Semiconductors / John R. Norsworthy, Show-Ling Jang 125
5. Measurement of DRAM Prices: Technology and Market Structure / Kenneth Flamm 157
Comment (chaps. 3, 4, and 5) / Jack E. Triplett
6. Adjusting Apparel Indexes in the Consumer Price Index for Quality Differences / Paul R. Liegey, Jr. 209
Comment (follows chap. 7)
7. The Effect of Outlet Price Differentials on the U.S. Consumer Price Index / Marshall Reinsdorf 227
Comment (chaps. 6 and 7) / Joel Popkin
8. The Problem of List Prices in the Producer Price Index: The Steel Mill Products Case / Thomas Betsock, Irwin B. Gerduk 261
Comment (follows chap. 9)
9. Does Government Regulation Inhibit the Reporting of Transactions Prices by Business? / Murray F. Foss 275
Comment (chaps. 8 and 9) / Robert W. Crandall
10. The Deflation of Military Aircraft / Richard C. Ziemer, Pamela A. Kelly 307
Comment / Arthur J. Alexander
11. Panel Discussion: Implications of BEA's Treatment of Computer Prices and Productivity Measurement 351
Statements / Edward F. Denison, Zvi Griliches, Charles R. Hulten, Thomas K. Rymes
Comments / Arthur J. Alexander, Edwin R. Dean, Rene Durand, Michael Harper
Contributors 375
Author Index 377
Subject Index 381
Additional Authors: Foss, Murray F
Manser, Marilyn
Young, Allan H
Notes: LCCN: 93006874
ISBN: 0226257304
Contains part of the papers, discussion, and roundtable remarks presented at the Workshop on Price Measurements and Their Uses in Washington, D.C., on March 22-23, 1990
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
OCLC Number: 27432081
ISBN/ISSN: 0226257304