The Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics (IFC) is a forum of central bank economists and statisticians, as well as others who want to participate in discussing statistical issues of interest to central banks. The IFC is established and governed by the international central banking community and operates under the auspices of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS). It is associated with the International Statistical Institute (ISI).
The IFC has adopted the name of Irving Fisher, an internationally renowned economist and statistician, for his work on economic measurement and many other topics related to monetary and financial stability of interest to central banks. His wide-ranging contributions to economics and statistics and his multi-disciplinary approach serve as an example for the IFC's objectives and activities.
The IFC supports the 2013 International Year of Statistics initiative (www.statistics2013.org).
IFC Working Paper No 9: Constructing a real estate price index: the Moroccan experience
IFC Seminar on "Measuring structural change in the financial system after the crisis" at People's Bank of China, Shenzhen, People's Republic of China, on 23 August 2013 (by invitation only)
IFC's contribution to 59th World Statistics Congress of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), in Hong Kong on 25-30 August 2013. Special Topic Sessions:
STS057 "Methodological and compilation review on bank interest rates statistics"
STS079 "Measuring real effective exchange rates"
STS080 "The use of microeconomic data in compiling macroeconomic statistics"
STS081 "Measuring domestic and international inflation"
STS082 "Reviewing measures of external debt"