Market Basket Measure Technical Paper: The other necessities component

Articles and reports: 75F0002M2022006


This technical paper describes how the cost for "other necessities" is estimated in the 2018-base MBM. It provides a brief overview of the theory and application of techniques for estimating costs of "other necessities" in poverty lines and deconstructs the 2018-base MBM other necessities component to provide insights on how it is constructed. The aim of this paper is to provide a more detailed understanding of how the other necessities component of the MBM is estimated.

Issue Number: 2022006
Author(s): Heisz, Andrew; Gustajtis, Burton
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