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Blog January 24, 2023

ICP education data highlighted through interactive charts

On International Education Day – January 24, 2023 - country-level data from the ICP on price levels and expenditures on pre-primary through to tertiary education are explored in a new blog via three interactive visualizations.

Publication

ICP COVID-19 Guidance Notes on prices, expenditures, and private education

A series of guidance notes assist countries with meeting ICP data requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. They address price data, expenditures, and private education data.

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Purchasing Power Parities for Policy Making

This interactive visual guide illustrates how PPPs, price levels and other ICP results enable a wealth of indicators benefitting analysis and monitoring by national governments, policy makers, and other users.

Publication

ICP thematic methodology guides

Guides advise countries on how to achieve synergies between consumer price index (CPI) and ICP production processes and how to compile PPPs at the subnational level.

Article

Purchasing Power Parities – putting a global public good to work in socioeconomic analyses

A new story on the World Development Indicators platform - Purchasing Power Parities – putting a global public good to work in socioeconomic analyses – provides an overview of PPPs and their use across the policy making spectrum.

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ICP Highlights

The ICP Highlights newsletter covers recent ICP events, governance meetings, results, publications, blogs, and uses of ICP data and purchasing power parities (PPPs).