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Training Course on 'Consumer Price Index (CPI)' in Indonesia
 
Date : 13-15 August 2013 Venue : Jakarta Indonesia

The Centre organized a training course on “Consumer Price Index (CPI)” at the Statistics Indonesia, on 13-15 August 2013. The course was provided by Mr. Cem Baş, an expert from the Turkish Statistical Institute and was attended by 50 staff members of the Statistics Indonesia.

The training course on “Consumer Price Index (CPI)” aimed to introduce theoretical background of Consumer Price Index computation and share the TurkStat experience in this respect. The training covered the following topics:

  • General information about price indexes
  • Concept- Scope and Coverage of Consumer Price Indices (CPI)
  • Source of weights
  • Sampling procedures
  • Cost of living survey as CPI base
  • Treatment of seasonal products
  • Quality adjustments
  • Elementary aggregates
  • Data collection methods used in price data collection
  • Calculation of higher-level indices
  • Operation quality of CPI and chaining procedures
  • Other types of index calculations
  • Data entry process and use of Index Calculation Software

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