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The Generalised Index Numbers


  • Flavio Verrecchia

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[En] The aim of the paper is to redefine, the notational aspect of the traditional formulas of the, numbers index theory. After having defined the total value index, the “generalised Index Numbers” (g-IN) are introduced and the “indicator function of the copresent” and the Basket factor are defined. [It] L’obiettivo dell’articolo è ridefinire, dal punto di vista della notazione, le tradizionali formule della teoria dei numeri indice. Dopo aver definito l’indice di valore totale si introducono i “generalised Index Numbers” (g-IN) e si definiscono la “funzione indicatrice dei co-presenti” ed il fattore “Basket”. [Fr] Le principal objectif de l’article est redéfinir, du point de vue de la notation, les traditionnelles formules de la théorie des nombres indice. Après avoir défini l'indice de valeur totale on introduit les «generalised Index Numbers» (g-IN) et, en relation aux g-IN, on définit: la «fonction indicatrice des co-présents» et le facteur «Basket».

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  • Flavio Verrecchia, 2008. "The Generalised Index Numbers," JeSP, ESeC - Economic Statistics no-profit Association, vol. 1(1), pages 9-10, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:est:journl:v:1:y:2008:i:1:p:9-10

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    1. Antonio Anselmi & Paola Maddalena Chiodini & Flavio Verrecchia, 2008. "ESeC-Rubin Missing Value Interpretation for a Regional Bottom-Up Hierarchical Forecasting," Working Papers 002, ESeC - Economic Statistics no-profit Association.

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    Generalised Index Numbers; Basket Factor; Indicator Function;

    JEL classification:

    • C02 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General - - - Mathematical Economics
    • C43 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Index Numbers and Aggregation


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