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Author Conference on the Measurement of Capital (1976 : Toronto, Ont.)

Title The measurement of capital / edited by Dan Usher
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1980]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 557 pages) : illustrations
Series Studies in income and wealth ; v. 45
Studies in income and wealth ; 45
Contents 7. The Measurement of Capital Aggregates: A Postreswitching Problem8. Aggregation Problems in the Measurement of Capital; List of Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary How is real capital measured by government statistical agencies? How could this measure be improved to correspond more closely to an economist's ideal measure of capital in economic analysis and prediction? It is possible to construct a single, reliable time series for all capital goods, regardless of differences in vintage, technological complexity, and rates of depreciation? These questions represent the common themes of this collection of papers, originally presented at a 1976 meeting of the Conference on Income and Wealth
Analysis Capital Measurement
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Capital -- Statistical methods.
Capital -- United States.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Usher, Dan, 1934-
LC no. 79018893
ISBN 0226843025 (electronic bk.)
9780226843025 (electronic bk.)