Measuring prices and welfare conference

28 Apr 2021 11:00AM - 29 Apr 2021 04:15PM
Third party events

This conference, organised jointly by the Centre for Micro Methods and Practice and  the Economic and Statistics Working Group on Zoom on 28/29th April 2021, examines the problems involved in producing measures of price change, quantity change and changes in welfare. It explores some of the issues arising from the availability of new sources of data such as those from scanners as well as traditional problems lie measuring the price of housing. Kevin Fox  (University of New South Wales) will give a keynote lecture on “Price Index Measurement during Pandemics: What have we learnt from Covid-19?”.