A year ago we announced the release of the results from the 2017 cycle of the International Comparison Program (ICP). The purchasing power parities (PPPs), size of economies, and measures of price…

Haishan Fu, Nada Hamadeh |

Since the publication of the 2017 International Comparison Program’s (ICP) global results for 176 economies in May 2020, the program’s regional implementing agencies have released results and…

Kaushal Joshi, Mel Lorenzo Accad, Inyoung Song |

Every few years, results from the International Comparison Program (ICP) make headlines around the world as they shed new light on the size and structure of the global economy. Underlying these…

William Vigil-Oliver, Shriya Chauhan |

Since the release of the International Comparison Program’s (ICP) global results from its 2017 cycle in May 2020, the program’s regional implementing agencies have been releasing their own…

Majed Skaini, Mizuki Yamanaka |

In May 2020, the International Comparison Program (ICP) revised its 2011 purchasing power parities (PPPs), which were originally published in 2014, together with publishing its most recent 2017…

Samuel Kofi Tetteh Baah, Aziz Atamanov, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Marko Rissanen, William Vigil-Oliver, Mizuki Yamanaka, Judy Yang |

Global trade has increased more than fivefold over the last thirty years with the volume of worldwide exports growing from $4.3 trillion in 1990 to $24.8 trillion in 2019. This trade is…

Rui Costa |

Purchasing power parities (PPPs) from the International Comparison Program’s (ICP) 2017 cycle have been used to update the World Development Indicators (WDI) labor productivity measure GDP per…

Edie Purdie |

The International Comparison Program (ICP) is one of the world’s largest and most complex statistical initiatives. It is implemented as a global partnership of national and regional agencies and…

Marko Rissanen, Inyoung Song |

The release of results from the International Comparison Program (ICP)’s most recent cycle provided users with a comprehensive view of the global economy in 2017. Using new economic data for the…

Nada Hamadeh, Mizuki Yamanaka, Edie Purdie |

The International Comparison Program (ICP) released its 2017 purchasing power parity (PPP) exchange rates on May 19th 2020, enabling governments and others to compare the real level of economic…

Yan Bai, William A. Masters |