Finite groups in Axiomatic Index Number Theory
AbstractIn this paper we adopt Group Theory to investigate the symmetry and invariance properties of price index numbers. An alternative treatment is given to the study of the reversibilty axioms, that clarifies their meaning and allows for a conceptual unification of this topic, within the framework of Axiomatic Index Number Theory.
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Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2006
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Price index; Axiomatic Index Number Theory; Basis antithesis; Factor antithesis; Group Theory;
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- C43 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Index Numbers and Aggregation
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- NEP-ALL-2007-01-23 (All new papers)
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