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 |

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 |

The International Comparison Program (ICP) has just published new purchasing power parities (PPPs). It has revised the previously published 2011 PPPs to take into account the effects of national…

Samuel Kofi Tetteh Baah, Aziz Atamanov, Christoph Lakner, Daniel Gerszon Mahler, Judy Yang |

As countries around the world struggle with the loss of life and livelihoods wrought by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, data and evidence have never been more important. Given the immense and…

Haishan Fu, Nada Hamadeh |