The Billion Prices Project

An Academic Initiative to improve macroeconomic measurement

About US

"Big Data" for Macro and International Economics

The Billion Prices Project is an academic initiative that uses prices collected from hundreds of online retailers around the world on a daily basis to conduct research in macro and international economics. It was founded in 2008 by Alberto Cavallo and Roberto Rigobon. This page shows our most recent research and links to related projects.

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Help us Measure Inflation in Venezuela

We need help collecting and validating prices in Venezuela. Whether you are local or not, you can help.
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