The IFC's contribution to the 54th ISI Session, Berlin, August 2003

IFC Bulletin No 16
July 2003

Events

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54th ISI Session, Berlin, 2003

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Preliminary Programme 6
   

IFC News

What has Berlin got in store? 9
   

Papers

 

 

Use of hedonic methods for quality-adjusted prices

David Fenwick and Adrian Ball (Office for National Statistics, UK)

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Geoff Kenny and Henning Ahnert (European Central Bank)

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Paul Konijn (Eurostat), Dietmar Moch (ZEW, Germany) and Jörgen Dalén (Statistical consultant for Statistics Sweden and Eurostat, Sweden)

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Othmar W Winkler (Georgetown University, USA)

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Use of statistics in developing monetary policy

Phousnith Khay (National Bank of Cambodia)

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Shelquim Cani and Gramos Kolasi (Bank of Albania)

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Ivan Matalik (Czech National Bank) and Josef Arlt (Czech National Bank and University of Economics, Prague)

38

Robin Lynch and Craig Lindsay (Office for National Statistics)

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Stefan Brunken (Deutsche Bundesbank)

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The sectoral and geographic allocation of holdership of negotiable instruments

Stefano Borgioli (European Central Bank)

57

Stefan Brunken (Deutsche Bundesbank)

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Frank Mayerlen (European Central Bank)

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Peter Neudorfer (European Central Bank)

66

Miguel A Menéndez and Beatriz Sanz (Banco de España)

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Beatrice Timmermann (Deutsche Bundesbank)

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Richard Walton (Bank of England)

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Mayuko Yasui (Bank of Japan)

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Trade in services - A challenge to statisticians

Guy Karsenty (World Trade Organization)

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Art Ridgeway (Statistics Canada)

85

Antonio Massieu (World Tourism Organization)

87

Katja Weigl and Masataka Fujita (UNCTAD)

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François Renard and Frédéric Boccara (Banque de France)

91

Jolita Butkeviciene (UNCTAD)

93

William Cave (OECD)

95

Ralf Becker (United Nations Statistics Division)

98

Petr Vojtisek (Czech National Bank)

100

Sergey Shcherbakov (Bank of Russia)

102

Eika Yamaguchi (Bank of Japan)

104

M Atingi Ego and K.A.Egesa (Bank of Uganda)

106

William Calvo (Central Bank of Costa Rica)

115

Giovanni Giuseppe Ortolani and Andrea Alivernini (UIC)

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Branimir Gruić and Igor Jemrić (Croatian National Bank)

119
   

The use of surveys in financial statistics

Abraham J de Boo (Statistics Netherlands)

121

Bruce Devile (Bank of England)

123

Kondapally S Ramachandra Rao (Reserve Bank of India)

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Daniela Schackis (European Central Bank)

135

Aurel Schubert and Gunther Swoboda (Austrian National Bank)

137

Paola Battipaglia and Fabio Bolognesi (Bank of Italy)

139

Y S P Thorat, Maria Pardeep, Praggya Das (Reserve Bank of India)

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Communication

Helmut Maier (Berlin School of Economics) 159
   

Fisher's short stories

Fisher's short stories on wealth 80-86: Health, socialism, distribution of income and wealth, Concluding summary

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Milestones in a well-spent life 170
Short Stories on Wealth 174