interspatial setting, he reports that the calculations are practically
assumption eliminates the need to develop an interspatial analysis of
Though the communication overhead can be reduced, the CDG-based methods that utilize interspatial
correlation have at least the following two costs.
saves the universe from a mysterious ship that is infested with gigantic flesh-eating bugs, rescues a civilization whose master computer has been sabotaged, tames a rogue sentient space ship, and tries to salvage a derelict starship that is stranded in an interspatial
rift in Tholian space (actually, only half of the adventure is told in this volume).
In that respect, PPPs can be thought of as interspatial
price indexes, and the methodology and data requirements belong to the methodology of index number theory.
Humanist Manifesto II recognized how international and interspatial
developments, technology, and telecommunications make real the interrelatedness of everyone on our globe.
(11) The UNDP's human development index is a composite measure of human welfare which allows intertemporal and interspatial
comparisons and does provide an indication of the levels of living in various countries.
_______ and Melvyn Fuss, 1983, A General Approach to Intertemporal and Interspatial
Productivity Comparisons, Journal of Econometrics, 23: 315-330.
"The Mammon quest: 'Glocalisation', interspatial
competition and the monetary order: the construction of new scales".
As purchasing power parities (PPP's) are nothing more than interspatial
price indexes (by analogy with the intertemporal price indexes such as consumer price indexes), the methodology and theory underlying their calculation are identical to those of more familiar index numbers.