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Retrospective approximations of superlative price indexes for years where expenditure data is unavailable
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Paper presents several alternative methods which make use of all the available data and approximate a consistent time series of annuel superlative price index numbers.

The idea is to approximate the expenditure shares relating to the intermediate years by using linear combinations of expenditures shares from the weight-reference years.

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Economic Statistics

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