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Measuring the real size of the world's economy : the framework, methodology, and results of the International Comparison Program--ICP.

Book Book (c2013.)
Description: xxxiv, 659 p. : ill. ; cm.
Publisher: Washington, DC : World Bank, c2013.
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  • ISBN: 9780821397282
  • ISBN: 0821397281
General Note: "This work is a product of the staff of The World Bank with external contributions"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Executive summary / Frederic A. Vogel -- Introduction : reshaping the world / Angus S. Deaton -- The framework of the International Comparision Program / D.S. Prasada Rao -- Governance structure of ICP 2005 / Paul McCarthy -- National accounts framework for international comparisons : GDP compilation and breakdown process / Paul McCarthy -- Computation of basic heading PPPs for comparisons within and between regions / D.S. Prasada Rao -- Methods of aggregation above the basic heading level within regions / W. Erwin Diewert -- Methods of aggregation above the basic heading level : linking the regions / W. Erwin Diewert -- The ICP survey framework / Frederic A. Vogel -- The ring comparison : linking the regions / Frederic A. Vogel -- Validation of ICP regional prices and basic heading PPPs / David Roberts -- Validation of basic heading and aggregated PPPs : when does validation end and estimation begin? / Frederic A. Vogel -- Health and education / Derek Blades -- Dwelling services / Alan Heston -- Construction / Paul McCarthy -- Machinery and equipment / Derek Blades -- Government services / Derek Blades -- Government services : productivity adjustments / Alan Heston -- Reference PPPs / Derek Blades and Yuri Dikhanov -- Extrapolating PPPs and compariing ICP benchmark results / Paul McCarthy -- Results and empirical analysis, ICP 2005 / Yuri Dikhanov and Frederic A. Vogel -- Absolute poverty measures for the developing world, 1981-2008 / Shaohua Chen and Martin Ravallion -- PPP exchange rates for the global poor / Angus S. Deaton and Olivier Dupriez -- International relative price levels : an empirical analysis / Charles Thomas ... [et al.] -- PPP estimates : applications by the International Monetary Fund / Mick Silver -- Using expenditure PPPs for sectoral output and productivity comparisons / Robert Inklaar and Marcel P. Timmer.
Authors: World Bank. (Added Author).
Citation: "Measuring the real size of the world's economy : the framework, methodology, and results of the International Comparison Program--ICP." Washington, DC : World Bank, 2013.

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