Statistika: Statistics and Economy Journal (Jun 2017)

Regional Price Levels in the Czech Republic

  • Petr Musil

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 97, no. 2
pp. 110 – 113


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International comparison belongs to statistical topics which attracts either experts or general public. Official statistics provides estimates of national price levels only. Therefore, official regional analysis is based on national price levels and does not take into account potential differences in prices among regions within a country. Fortunately, researchers have been dealing with them and estimates for several countries are available. The topic is also important in the Czech Republic even two papers focused on regional price levels were published in Statistika journal in 2016. The aim of the paper is to compare both approaches from various perspectives.