RPI/CPI User Group

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To foster co-operation and the exchange of information between the ONS, its advisory bodies and other users. Please see 'Aims of the RPI/CPI User Group' in the library for further details.
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A comparison of food prices between Walmart in Canada and its UK counterpart ASDA showed that UK prices were generally lower after exchange rate conversion but there was a surprising ...

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I attach my completed questionnaire to the Household Costs Indices: methodology Annex A: Questionnaire. There is little that is new and the response is largely a reminder of points ...

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​The unsatisfactory and often implausible clothing price indices in the UK have been used as evidence in the debate about the merits of the RPI and CPI.  This paper tries to clarify ...

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The denigration of the RPI in the “Shortcomings” paper is unwarranted, even if it should be replaced by an HII.

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Slides used at public meeting on 22 February 2018

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3 months ago
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Governor Carney’s call for a Canadianization of the system of UK consumer price indices should be rejected.

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This paper updates a proxy price index for Christmas trees for the UK based on an exchange-rate adjusted French producer price series. It could only be used as a proxy in the CPI if ...

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