Research indices using web scraped price data (clothing): appendix tables
Corrections and notices
03 May 2018
An error occurred in the chained Jevons indices due to an error in the way that the indices were calculated. We have corrected this error. We apologise for any inconvenience.
19 December 2017
An error has been found in the chained Jevons indices presented in this dataset for each clothing item and at the aggregate level. This was due to an error in the way that the indices were calculated. Please be aware of this if using this data. We will correct this error in early 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please contact Chris Payne or Tanya Flower for more information.
Presents experimental price indices that are constructed from web scraped clothing data. These are early analysis using experimental techniques to help us develop our statistical methodology and are not comparable with headline estimates of inflation. We would strongly caution against their use in economic modelling and analysis.