Discussion Papers no. 944

An exact additive decomposition of the unit value index

Several multiplicative decompositions of the unit value index are described in literature.

 In this note, we present an additive decomposition of the unit value index and illustrate the framework by decomposing earnings growth for a specific industry in Norway. 

About the publication

Title

An exact additive decomposition of the unit value index

Author

Thomas von Brasch, Håkon Grini, Magnus Berglund Johnsen and Trond Christian Vigtel

Series and number

Discussion Papers no. 944

Publisher

Statistisk sentralbyrå

Topic

Discussion Papers

ISSN

1892-753X

Number of pages

11

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