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Price and Quantity Trends in the Foreign Trade of the United States

Robert E. Lipsey

Published in 1963 by Princeton University Press

NBER Program(s):AP, ITI, IFM, ME

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505 pages
ISBN: 0-870-14154-6

Table of Contents

Front matter. (p. -18 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction. (p. 3 - 7) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Trends in Prices and Terms of Trade. (p. 8 - 35) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Trends in Values and Quantities. (p. 36 - 78) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. NBER Indexes: Methods of Construction and Comparisons Among Them. (p. 79 - 90) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Characteristics of Basic Foreign Trade Data. (p. 91 - 109) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Sampling Characteristics and Accuracy of Index Numbers. (p. 110 - 127) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Comparison of NBER Indexes with Others. (p. 128 - 137) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix A: Indexes and Values for Total Exports and Imports and Major Classes,1879–1960. (p. 141 - 225) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix B: Indexes and Values for Intermediate Classes, 1879–1923. (p. 226 - 247) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix C: Indexes and Values for Minor Classes, 1879–1923, and Description of Composition and Sources of Data. (p. 248 - 364) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix D: Construction of Quarterly Interpolating Series for U.S. Department of Commerce Annual Import Price Indexes. (p. 365 - 377) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix E: Data on Variability, Sampling Error, and Coverage. (p. 378 - 401) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix F: Adjustments for Changes in the U.S. Customs Area. (p. 402 - 412) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix G: Source Notes and Underlying Data for Charts and Tables. (p. 413 - 441) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix H: Indexes of Terms of Trade and Other Price Ratios. (p. 442 - 475) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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