W. Erwin Diewert

University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Transfer Prices and Import and Export Price Indexes: Theory and Practice

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Jun 2005
W. Erwin Diewert, William Alterman and Lorraine Eden
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, Bureau of Labor Statistics and Texas A&M University - Department of Management
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Transfer pricing, international price index, international taxation, intra-firm trade, import price index, export price index

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Seasonal Commodities, High Inflation and Index Number Theory

University of British Columbia Discussion Paper No. 96-06
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 16 Feb 1998
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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GDP-B: Accounting for the Value of New and Free Goods in the Digital Economy

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 25 Mar 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, University of Groningen and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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welfare measurement, GDP, Productivity, mismeasurement, productivity slowdown, new goods, free goods, online choice experiments, GDP-B

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Harmonized Indexes of Consumer Prices: Their Conceptual Foundations

ECB Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 14 Jan 2003
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Consumer Price Index, Superlative Indexes, Quality Change, Substitution Bias, Representativity Bias

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Accounting for Housing in a CPI

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 09-4
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Mar 2009
W. Erwin Diewert and Alice Orcutt Nakamura
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Alberta - School of Business
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Durable goods, Consumer Price Index, Cost of Living Index, Owner Occupied Housing, depreciation, hedonic regression models, rental equivalence approach, acquisitions approach, user cost approach, payments, approach, maintenance and repair, renovations expenditures

Axiomatic and Economic Approaches to International Comparisons

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 23 Aug 1996
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Axiomatic and Economic Approaches to International Comparisons

NBER Working Paper No. w5559
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 04 Oct 2010
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Using a Constant Elasticity of Substitution Index to Estimate a Cost of Living Index: From Theory to Practice

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2010 ECON 15
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Nov 2010
Lorraine Ivancic, W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Price indexes, elasticity of substitution, scanner data

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Hedonic Imputation Versus Time Dummy Hedonic Indexes

IMF Working Paper No. 07/234
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
W. Erwin Diewert, Saeed Heravi and Mick Silver
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, Cardiff University and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Working Paper, Inflation, Consumer price indexes, Economic models

Hedonic Imputation Versus Time Dummy Hedonic Indexes

NBER Working Paper No. w14018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 May 2008
W. Erwin Diewert, Saeed Heravi and Mick Silver
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, Cardiff University and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Export Supply and Import Demand Functions: a Production Theory Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w2011
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 23 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2010
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Problems with the Measurement of Banking Services in a National Accounting Framework

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012-25
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2012
W. Erwin Diewert, Dennis Fixler and Kimberly Zieschang
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, US Bureau of Economic Analysis and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Statistics Department
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user costs, banking services, deposit services, loan services, production accounts, System of National Accounts, FISIM, Financial Intermediation Services Indirectly Measured

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Decomposing Value Added Growth into Explanatory Factors

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2017-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Feb 2017
W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Measurement of Output, Input and Productivity, Value Added Functions, Revenue Functions, Variable Profit Functions, Duality Theory, Economic Price and Quantity Indexes, Technical Progress, Total Factor Productivity, Revenue Efficiency, Aggregation over Sectors

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Decomposing Bjurek Productivity Indexes into Explanatory Factors

UNSW Australia Business School Research Paper No. 2014-33
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jul 2014
W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Productivity indexes, Malmquist indexes, technical efficiency, technical progress, returns to scale, Data Envelopment Analysis, Free Disposal Hulls, nonparametric approaches to production theory, distance functions

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Introduction to Price and Productivity Measurement for Housing

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 09-5
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Mar 2009
Bert M. Balk, W. Erwin Diewert and Alice Orcutt Nakamura
RSM Erasmus University, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Alberta - School of Business
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Durable goods, Consumer Price Index, Cost of Living Index, Owner-occupied Housing, depreciation, hedonic regression models, rental equivalence approach, acquisitions approach, user cost approach, payments approach, maintenance and repair, renovations expenditures

Sunk Costs and the Measurement of Commercial Property Depreciation

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-28
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jun 2014
W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Property price indexes, net operating income, discounted cash flow, System of National Accounts, Balance Sheets, land and structure prices, goodwill amortization, intangible assets

Sunk Costs and the Measurement of Commercial Property Depreciation

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 49, Issue 4, pp. 1340-1366, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Commercial Property Price Indexes and the System of National Accounts

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2014-38
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2014
W. Erwin Diewert, Kevin J. Fox and Chihiro Shimizu
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Nihon University
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Commercial property price indexes, Net Operating Income, discounted cash flow, System of National Accounts, Balance Sheets, methods of depreciation, land and structure prices, hedonic regressions, repeat sales method

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The Early History of Price Index Research

NBER Working Paper No. w2713
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 28 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2002
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Output Growth and Inflation across Space and Time

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2015-04
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Purchasing Power Parities, PPPs, ICP, OECD country statistics, inflation, price and volume indexes, Fisher indexes, country competitiveness

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Flexible Functional Forms and Global Curvature Conditions

NBER Working Paper No. t0040
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2010
W. Erwin Diewert and Terence J. Wales
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of British Columbia
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Sourcing Substitution and Related Price Index Biases

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 14-34
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Nov 2014
University of Alberta - School of Business, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and U.S. Department of Commerce - Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
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Outlet Substitution, Bias In Price Indexes, Offshoring, Outsourcing, GDP Bias, Import Price Index, Producer Price Index, Intermediate Input

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Productivity Measurement for a Distribution Firm

NBER Working Paper No. w4812
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
W. Erwin Diewert and Ann Marie Smith
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and Columbia Distributors, Ltd.
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Price and Volume Measures in the System of National Accounts

NBER Working Paper No. w5103
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 17 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2010
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Substitution Bias in Multilateral Methods for CPI Construction Using Scanner Data

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2018-13
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 02 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2018
W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Consumer Price Index, chain drift, multilateral indexes, Rolling Window indexes, linking methods

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Adjusting Output and Productivity Indexes for Changes in the Terms of Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w1564
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Mar 2004
W. Erwin Diewert and Catherine J. Morrison Paul
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
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Measuring Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w9526
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 06 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2010
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Weekly versus Monthly Unit Value Price Indexes

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2015ECON15
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
W. Erwin Diewert, Kevin J. Fox and Jan de Haan
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Delft University of Technology
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Elementary price indexes, aggregation, inflation

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Alternative User Costs, Productivity and Inequality in US Business Sectors

UNSW Business School Research Paper No. 2017 ECON 14
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jun 2017
W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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User Cost of Capital, Total Factor Productivity, Rate of Return on Assets, Integrated Macroeconomic Accounts, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Ex Post and Ex Ante Asset Inflation Rates, US Nonfinancial Sector, Austrian Model of Production, Balancing Rates of Return, Inequality

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Consumer Benefits of Infrastructure Services

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2014-17
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Mar 2014
Carmit Schwartz, W. Erwin Diewert and Kevin J. Fox
University of New South Wales (UNSW), University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics
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Consumer benefi ts, infrastructure services, fi rst order approximation, second order approximation, flexible functional forms, index number theory

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The Gains from Trade and Policy Reform Revisited

Review of International Economics, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 591-608, September 2004
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Sep 2004
W. Erwin Diewert and Alan D. Woodland
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of New South Wales
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Productivity Growth and Changes in the Terms of Trade in Japan and the U.S

NBER Working Paper No. w1848
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Catherine J. Morrison Paul and W. Erwin Diewert
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Axiomatic and Economic Approaches to Elementary Price Indexes

NBER Working Paper No. w5104
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Jul 2000
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Weighted Country Product Dummy Variable Regressions and Index Number Formulae

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 51, No. 4, pp. 561-570, December 2005
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 29 Dec 2005
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Microeconomic Approaches to the Theory of International Comparisons

NBER Working Paper No. t0053
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 03 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2010
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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New Methodological Developments for the International Comparison Program

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 56, No. S1, pp. S11-S31, June 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Jun 2010
W. Erwin Diewert
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics
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Commercial Property Price Indexes and the System of National Accounts

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 30, Issue 5, pp. 913-943, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
W. Erwin Diewert, Kevin J. Fox and Chihiro Shimizu
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, UNSW Australia Business School, School of Economics and Nihon University
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Commercial property price indexes, Net operating income, Discounted cash flow, System of National Accounts, Balance sheets, Methods of depreciation, Land and structure prices, Hedonic regressions, Repeat sales method

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Returns to Scale: Concept, Estimation and Analysis of Japan's Turbulent 1964–88 Economy

Canadian Journal of Economics, 44 (2) May, 451-485, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-603
Posted: 06 Jun 2013
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, Keio University - Faculty of Business and Commerce, University of Alberta - School of Business, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business

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The Housing Bubble and a New Approach to Accounting for Housing in a CPI

Journal of Housing Economics, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2009, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-602
Posted: 06 Jun 2013
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics, University of Alberta - School of Business and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

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Housing bubble, Owner occupied housing, User cost, Rental equivalency, Opportunity cost, Repeat sales, Hedonic approach

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Index Number Concepts, Measures and Decompositions of Productivity Growth

Journal of Productivity Analysis, Vol. 19 (2/3), 2003, pp. 127-160, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-294
Posted: 05 Jun 2013
W. Erwin Diewert and Alice Orcutt Nakamura
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Alberta - School of Business

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Factor Productivity, Growth, Index Number, Productivity

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Productivity Measures and Sustainable Prosperity

Seoul Journal of Economics, 2007 Spring Issue, University of Alberta School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-298
Posted: 05 Jun 2013
W. Erwin Diewert and Alice Orcutt Nakamura
University of British Columbia (UBC) - Department of Economics and University of Alberta - School of Business

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Total factor productivity, Multifactor productivity, Labour productivity, Living standards, Gross versus net output, Depreciation models