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FESUG exists for users of economic and financial data, whether produced by official sources, trade bodies or commercial enterprises. Economic and financial data fundamentally describe our society and the economy so, through meetings and discussions on this website, FESUG aims to improve understanding of compilation methodologies, obtain practitioner views on sources or potential improvements, provide topical discussion and promote expertise amongst users.

ONS seminar: Challenges and Opportunities in Price Measurement

  • 1.  ONS seminar: Challenges and Opportunities in Price Measurement

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    Challenges and Opportunities in Price Measurement

    19 July 2018

    Warwick Business School, The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9SG


    Consumer Prices and Inflation: new methods and new data.

    This seminar will look at some recent developments in Consumer price statistics. The seminar will be chaired by Paul Johnson, Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and author of the 2015 Johnson Review of UK Consumer Price Statistics. The speakers are Ian Crawford (Oxford) speaking on new methods for handling quality change in goods, and Christopher Jenkins (ONS) speaking on new data sources in the UK consumer price statistics. 

    This seminar is the latest in a series organised jointly by the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), the Royal Economic Society (RES), the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE), Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Society of Professional Economists (SPE). It is part of a wider effort to ensure that UK economic statistics keep pace with the changing shape of modern economies and societies, and continue to meet the needs of users.

    You can register to attend here - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/challenges-and-opportunities-in-price-measurement-seminar-tickets-46397348719

     If you have any questions about this event, please contact georgia.tasker-davies@ons.gov.uk



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