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a statistical factor designed to remove the effect of inflation

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While this is a reasonable stand-in until something better can be developed, trends in deflators for some categories of intangible capital could be quite different from the GDP deflator.
On the other hand, some of these same authors have found a negative correlation between real gross domestic product (GDP) and the GDP deflator at short forecast horizons.
The composition of the deflators has also changed considerably.
T] statistics obtained using the NFB, CPI, and PCE deflators are 0.
At this stage, the "price of risk" is simply the name of the negative of the relative volatility of the state-price deflator.
The trends also suggest more comparability between the price movements measured by the CPI and the implicit GDP deflator than between either of these aggregate price deflators and the implicit health-sector price index.
of different deflators or "numeraires") can be seen by considering different values of [Sigma].
B) Based on seasonally adjusted data, three-month moving averages Constant dollar component series adjusted for inflation using national deflators.
The annual indexes are based on industry output in terms of current dollars, defined as value added plus the cost of materials, reported in the Annual Survey of Manufactures; the current dollars are converted to constant dollars with deflators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, which are based mostly on producer price indexes published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Another important conceptual difference between the BEA real income series and the CPS series concerns the price deflators used to convert nominal incomes into real incomes.
A preliminary estimate of The Conference Board forecasts based on the upcoming chain-weight price deflators would put real GDP growth at 3.
This section discusses a number of conceptual, definitional and measurement issues associated with deflators.
The thirty-fourth issue of this report contains national economics statistics for over 200 countries, including estimates of the gross national product and per capital gross domestic product (in US dollars) by major area, region and country, gross domestic product by type of expenditure and by kind of economic activity, growth rates of main national accounting aggregates at constant prices of 1990, and implicit price deflators of gross national product.
The deflators in the second quarter were all below 3 percent, and in some cases well below 2 percent.
This issue might best be addressed by presenting and comparing estimates of workers' real purchasing power calculated with alternative deflators.