Online Training Course on 'Price Statistics'
Date: 20-22 September 2021
Venue: Virtual-SESRIC, Ankara - Türkiye

Within the framework of its Statistical Capacity Building (StatCaB) Programme, SESRIC organised an Online Training Course on 'Price Statistics' with the participation of 67 attendees from the National Statistical Offices (NSOs) of 19 OIC countries on 20-22 September 2021.

Dr. Cem BAŞ, Head of Price Statistics Department at Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) conducted the course with the contribution of other members of the department and covered the following topics:

  • General information about price indices
  • Source of weights and basket CPI-HICP / PPI
  • Analysis of CPI-HICP / PPI indices and prices
  • Calculation of CPI and PPI
  • Service PPI general information
  • Rebasing of price indices and chain linking

The course was conducted through a video conferencing platform by following synchronous learning and instruction approaches designed in line with the virtual training solutions undertaken by SESRIC in order to better serve the Centre’s training activities and keep participants motivated and engaged during this time of global crisis due to COVID-19.

All presentations of the training course are available at this link.

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