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Documents for the 6th ICP TAG Meeting - October 3-4, 2011



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01. Productivity Adjustment


Data Requirements of ALL Regions to Improve Global Comparability Across Countries, Alan Heston 

September 16, 2011

02. Aditional Item for Discussion


Notes on a programme of work on informal construction in Africa, Jim Meikle and Julian May 

September 16, 2011

03. Validation


Some Simple Methods to Validate Basic Heading PPPs, Fred Vogel 

September 26, 2011


Cluster Formation, Data Validation and Outlier Detection in the International Comparisons Program: An Application to the Africa Region, Robert J. Hill 

September 27, 2011

04. Extrapolation PPPs between Benchmarks and Estimation of PPPs for non Benchmark Countries


Price Levels and Economic Growth: Making Sense of Revisions to Data on Real Incomes, Martin Ravallion 

September 16, 2011


Understanding changes in PPPs over time: A proposal for the Extrapolation of PPPs for Household Consumption using CPI data, Luigi Biggeri and Tiziana Laureti 

September 16, 2011


Some background on the moving ICP benchmark results to other years, Alan Heston 

September 19, 2011

05. Final Results and Revisions


Understanding Changes in Purchasing Power Parities over Time, Fred Vogel 

September 16, 2011


Incorporating New Partial ICP Benchmarks into the World Development Indicators, Yuri Dikhanov 

September 16, 2011


Extrapolating PPPs and comparing ICP benchmark results, Paul McCarthy 

September 19, 2011


Overtime consistency of PPP results Eurostat experience, Paulus Konijn 

September 23, 2011


Over time consistency of PPP results in the OECD countries: a numerical example, Francette Koechlin 

Septembre 29, 2011

06. PPP Computation Task Force Meeting


Implementation of the Parallel Computations for Linking the Regions within the 2011 ICP, Sergey Sergeev 

September 16, 2011



Room Documents:

-    An Econometric Approach to the Construction of Complete Panels of Purchasing Power Parities:Analytical Properties and Empirical Results, D.S. Prasada Rao, Alicia N. Rambaldi, Howard E. Doran

-    Extrapolation of Purchasing Power Parities using Multiples Benchmarks and auxiliary information: a new approach, D.S. Prasada Rao, Alicia N. Rambaldi, Howard E. Doran 

-    Working Group On Extrapolating PPPs Between Benchmarks and Estimation of PPPs for Non Benchmark Countries: Estimation of PPPs for Non-Benchmark Economies for the 2005 ICP Round, Changqing Sun and Eric Swanson 

-    Consistency of ICP Benchmarks, Yuri Dikhanov

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