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The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?

Adam Bee, Bruce D. Meyer, James X. Sullivan


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Chapter in forthcoming NBER book Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures, Christopher Carroll, Thomas Crossley, and John Sabelhaus, editors
Conference held December 2-3, 2011
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

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This chapter first appeared as NBER working paper w18308, The Validity of Consumption Data: Are the Consumer Expenditure Interview and Diary Surveys Informative?, Adam Bee, Bruce D. Meyer, James X. Sullivan
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