Some Observations on International Area Aggregates [E-Book] / Paul Schreyer
Schreyer, Paul.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2001
27 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Statistics Working Papers ; 2001/01
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This paper deals with the construction of statistics for area or zone totals for groups of countries. It discusses various ways to construct volume and value series and reviews some of the implications for resulting indirect price indices. The paper then takes a more specific look at the Euro area and provides an empirical example concerning the aggregation of private final consumption for the 12 countries of the Euro area ...