Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures

Frequency :
Triennial
ISSN :
1996-2355 (online)
ISSN :
1015-4639 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19962355
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OECD/Eurostat’s periodic report presenting the most recent international calculations of purchasing power parities for OECD, EU, and selected other countries. They have been calculated using the EKS aggregation method.  International comparisons of price levels and real GDP can be made using the price and volume measures presented in this publication.  This publication includes StatLinks, URLs under each graph and table providing links to Excel® spreadsheet files containing the underlying statistical data.

 
Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures 2002

Purchasing Power Parities and Real Expenditures 2002

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
28 Mar 2002
Pages :
208
ISBN :
9789264096493 (PDF) ; 9789264097308 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/ppp-2002-en-fr

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The purchasing power parities and real expenditures contained in this publication cover 43 countries including the 30 OECD Member countries, the 13 EU candidate countries, Israel and the Russian Federation. They are based on price and expenditure data for 1999 and have been calculated using the EKS aggregation method. International comparisons of price levels and real GDP can be made using the price and volume measures presented in this publication.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Background Comparison
--International Comparisons of GDP
--Exchange Rates
--Purchasing Power Parities
--Price and Volume Measures
--Nominal Value Measures
--Limitations of Price and Volume Measures
--Users of PPPs
Organisation of the Comparison
--Division of Responsibilities
--Basic Data Requirements
--Acutal Individual Consumption
--Non-Market Services
--Product Selection
--Product Specification
Collection and Editing of Data
--Prices of Consumer Goods and Services
--Prices of Capital Goods
--Other Data Collections
--Editing the Price Data
Calculation and Aggregation of PPPs
--The EKS Method
--The Gerschenkron Effect
--Missing PPPs and Reference PPPs
--PPPs for Euro 12, EU 15, and OECD 30
--Fixity
Summary Results for 1999
Updating the 1999 Results

--The Rolling Benchmark Approach
--Global Extrapolation
--Linking the Two Sets of PPPs
--Updated Results for 2000 and 2001
--Future Updates
Detailed Results for 1999
--Presentation and Coverage
--1993 SNA Classifications
--Classification by Type of Product
--Notes on Tables
--Comparisons with Results from Previous Rounds
The Tables: 1999 EKS Results
Annex: Selected GK Results

--Introduction
--EKS and GK Aggregation Methods
--Selected Results
--The GK Calculation
--The Tables: 1999 Selected GK Results