Erbacher Straße 18
Eltville am Rhein
The Deutsche Bundesbank highly welcomes the opportunity to organise the 15th Meeting of the Ottawa Group on Price Indices – the gathering of the world’s leading price statistical experts.
The meeting will take place from 10 to 12 May 2017 at the Conference Centre of the Deutsche Bundesbank in the city of Eltville am Rhein. The Conference Centre is about 50 km from Frankfurt am Main and scenically located at the Rhine River.
The invitation and call for papers as well as the topics for discussion can be found below.
Day 1 – 10 May 2017
Opening speech 09:30 – 10:00
Prof Dr Claudia M Buch, Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank
Robert Hill, Michael Scholz, Chihiro Shimizu, Miriam Steurer: An evaluation of the hedonic methods used by European National Statistical Institutes to compute their official House Price Indices Abstract | Paper | Presentation
Robert Hill, Alicia Rambaldi, Michael Scholz: Weekly hedonic house price indices: an imputation approach from a spatio-temporal model Abstract | Paper | Presentation
Day 2 – 11 May 2017
Commemoration Peter von der Lippe; Chairperson: Jens Mehrhoff 09:00 – 09:30
Josef Auer, Ingolf Boettcher: From price collection to price data analytics – How new large data sources require price statisticians to re-think their index compilation procedures. Experiences from web-scraped and scanner data. Abstract | Paper | Presentation
Jens Mehrhoff: A "big data" gaze at why electronic transactions and web-scraped data are no panacea Abstract | Paper | Presentation
Elizabeth Metcalfe, Tanya Flower, Thomas Lewis, Matthew Mayhew, Edward Rowland: Research indices using web scraped data: clustering large datasets into prices indices (CLIP) Abstract | Paper | Presentation
Kota Watanabe, Tsutomu Watanabe: Price rigidity at near-zero inflation rates: evidence from Japan Abstract | Paper | Presentation