Manuals and Guides


ICP Thematic Guides ]

Guide on the Integration of CPI and ICP Activities:

A Guide to the Integration of Consumer Price Index (CPI)  and International Comparison Program (ICP) Production Activities

Guide on Subnational PPPs:

A Guide to the Compilation of Subnational Purchasing Power Parities (PPPs)

 

ICP COVID-19 Guidelines ]

ICP COVID-19 Guidance Note on Price Surveys:

Guidance Note: Meeting ICP Price Data Requirements During the COVID-19 Pandemic

ICP COVID-19 Guidance Note on National Accounts Expenditure Data:

Guidance Note: Meeting ICP National Accounts Expenditure Data Requirements During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

ICP Methodology and Operational Guidelines ]

ICP 2011

2011 Methodology:

Measuring the Real Size of the World Economy: The Framework, Methodology, and Results of the International Comparison Program (ICP)

A comprehensive account of the underlying theory and concepts of the 2011 International Comparison Program (ICP) and methods employed in the estimation of purchasing power parities (PPPs).

2011 Operational guidelines:

Operational Guidelines and Procedures for Measuring the Real Size of the World Economy

A compilation of operational material and guidelines used by practitioners in the 2011 International Comparison Program (ICP) cycle.

ICP 2005

2005 Methodology:

The ICP Methodological Handbook

A comprehensive account of the underlying theory and concepts of the 2005 International Comparison Program (ICP) and methods employed in the estimation of purchasing power parities (PPPs).

2005 Operational guidelines:

ICP 2005 Operational Manual

A compilation of operational material and guidelines used by practitioners in the 2005 International Comparison Program (ICP) cycle.

 

[ Other Resources ]

System of National Accounts (SNA): 

System of National Accounts 2008

(available on the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) website

Consumer Price Index (CPI) Manual:

Consumer Price Index Manual: Concepts and Methods (2020 edition)

(available on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) website)

Eurostat-OECD PPP manual:

Eurostat-OECD Methodological manual on purchasing power parities

(available on the  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) website

Other PPP-related resources:

Purchasing Power Parities of Currencies: Recent Advances in Methods and Applications (Editor D.s. Prasada Rao).

(available in hardback book

 


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