Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/71447
Authors: 
Crawford, Ian
Image, Isabella
Year of Publication: 
2002
Series/Report no.: 
IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) 02/19
Abstract: 
This paper tests the published section level price and weight dataused in the compilation of the UK Retail Prices Index for consistencywith the theory of the cost-of-living index. We use a nonparametric testof theoretical consistency and bootstrap statistical methods to estimatethe probability of consistency.
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Document Type: 
Working Paper

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