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Principles of Economics 2e

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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364

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2nd Edition
Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364
Textbook Problem

The Consumer Price Index is subject to the substitution bias and me quality/new goods bias. Are the Producer Price index and the GDP deflator also subject to these biases? Why or why not?

To determine

Whether Producer price index and GDP deflator are subject to substitution bias and the quality/new goods bias is to be determined.

Explanation

Substitution bias is error in calculation of inflation rate when it does not take into account that consumer can go for substitute of less price of a particular commodity.

Quality/New goods Bias is error in calculation of inflation rate when it does not take into account improvement in quality of existing goods or the invention of new goods...

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