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PRICE AND PRODUCTIVITY MEASUREMENT: Volume 2 -- Seasonality.
Trafford, 2010
W. Erwin Diewert, Bert M. Balk, Dennis Fixler, Kevin J. Fox and Alice O. Nakamura (editors)

The chapters can also be downloaded individually, in either pdf format by clicking on the chapter titles, or in WORD format from the [doc] links below.
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Dedication to Guy H. Orcutt [doc]

1. INTRODUCTION TO A VOLUME ON THE TREATMENT OF SEASONALITY IN MEASURES OF INFLATION  [doc]
Bert M. Balk, W. Erwin Diewert and Alice O Nakamura 1-4

2. METHODS FOR DEALING WITH SEASONAL PRODUCTS IN PRICE INDEXES  [doc]
W. Erwin Diewert, Paul A. Armknecht and Alice O. Nakamura  5-28

3. TIME SERIES VERSUS INDEX NUMBER METHODS FOR SEASONAL ADJUSTMENT METHODOLOGIES BASED ON A USER COST OF CAPITAL MEASURE  [doc]
W. Erwin Diewert, William F. Alterman and Robert C. Feenstra  29-52

4. EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE ON THE TREATMENT OF SEASONAL PRODUCTS: THE ISRAELI CPI EXPERIENCE  [doc]
W. Erwin Diewert, Yoel Finkel and Yevgeny Artsev 53-78

5. THE REDESIGN OF THE CANADIAN FARM PRODUCT PRICE INDEX  [doc]
Andrew Baldwin  79-104

6. THE RECEIPTS APPROACH TO THE COLLECTION OF HOUSEHOLD EXPENDITURE DATA  [doc]
Rˇsmundur Gu­nason  105-110

7. THE POSSIBLE USE OF SCANNER DATA IN DEALING WITH SEASONALITY IN THE CPI  [doc]
Peter Hein van Mulligen and May Hua Oei  111-120

8. THE TREATMENT OF SEASONALITY IN A COST-OF-LIVING INDEX: AN INTRODUCTION  [doc]
W. Erwin Diewert  121-126

Available soon in hard copy from Trafford Press.