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Crawford, Ian
Image, Isabella
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IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) 02/19
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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