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Import/Export Price Indexes

Articles and Research Papers Using MXP Data

External Research

The BLS Restricted Data Access Program grants external researchers access to confidential microdata for approved statistical analysis. The results are reviewed by BLS to assure confidentiality and are published in academic journals and working papers.

Papers Using U.S. Import and Export Price Survey Microdata

Internal Articles and Research

Additional articles and research papers are written within BLS to provide significant insight focusing on interesting topics within the import/export price indexes. These publications range in scope and purpose from informal articles such as Beyond the Numbers articles to more formal Monthly Labor Review Journal articles.

Beyond the Numbers Articles

Monthly Labor Review Articles

Economic Working Papers

BLS Statistical Survey Papers

  • Assessing Nonresponse Bias in the International Price Program’s (IPP) Import and Export Price Index Surveys (2009) (HTML)
  • Evaluation of Error Components in a Simulation-Based Evaluation of a Survey Procedure (2008) (HTML)

  • View all BLS Statistical Survey Papers

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Last Modified Date: September 16, 2021