GDP deflator

 

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GDP deflator

The deflator for GDP, thus the ratio of nominal GDP to real GDP (usually multiplied, as with a price index, by 100).



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Deflator

Deflator

A statistical factor used to convert current dollar purchasing power into inflation-adjusted purchasing power. Enabling the comparison of prices while accounting for inflation in two different time periods.


Deflator

Deflator

The ratio of a nominal magnitude to its real counterpart. Usually refers, as with the GDP deflator, when the real magnitude has been constructed from underlying data and not by simply deflating the nominal magnitude by a corresponding price index, in which case the deflator itself may be used as though it were a price index.


Implicit price deflator

Implicit price deflator

A broad measure of prices derived from separate estimates of real and nominal expenditures for GDP or a subcategory of GDP. Without qualification the term refers to the GDP deflator and is thus an index of prices for everything that a country produces, unlike the CPI, which is restricted to consumption and includes prices of imports.


GDP implicit price deflator

GDP implicit price deflator

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