1350.0.55.001 - Australian Economic Indicators Glossary, 2006  
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Quality AdjustmentThe elimination of the effect that changes in the quality or composition of an item have on the price of that item in order to isolate the pure price change.
Reference: Australian Consumer Price Index: Concepts, Sources and Methods. cat. no. 6461.0.

Quasi-corporationsQuasi-corporations are unincorporated enterprises that function as if they were corporations. Three main kinds of quasi-corporations are recognised by SNA93, namely: an unincorporated enterprise owned by government units engaged in market production and operated in a similar way to publicly owned corporations; unincorporated enterprises, including unincorporated partnerships, owned by households, which are operated as if they were privately owned corporations; and unincorporated enterprises which belong to institutional units resident abroad such as permanent branches, or offices of production units belonging to foreign enterprises which engage in significant amounts of production over long, or indefinite, periods of time.
Reference: Australian National Accounts: Concepts, Sources and Methods. cat. no. 5216.0 and Business Indicators, Australia. cat. no 5676.0.

Quasi-fiscal activitiesFunctions of governments performed by units outside the general government sector.
Reference: Australian System of Government Finance Statistics: Concepts, Sources and Methods. cat. no. 5514.0.55.001.