Australian Bureau of Statistics
1352.0.55.099 - Research Paper: Reviewing the ABS' Hedonic Regression Model for Desktop Computers (Methodology Advisory Committee), November 2008
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Quality change has long been recognised as perhaps the most serious measurement problem in estimating price indexes. When faced with the task of measuring prices for products that undergo rapid quality change (for example, consumer durables such as computers, whitegoods and cars), international best practice is to develop hedonic price indexes, provided suitable source data are available (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2005).
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