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The Laspeyres and Paasche Indices Used in Economic and Financial Analysis


  • Constantin ANGHELACHE

    (“Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Rau Titus MARINESCU

    (“Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Mihai GHEORGHE

    (National Institute of Statistics, Romania)

  • Valentin BICHIR

    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)

  • Sanda NAN

    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)


This paper describes the characteristics of the Laspeyres and Paasche indices, as there are increasing requirements for the analysis of prices, quantities and basekt vectors. Both Laspeyres and Paasche are valuable choice for financial and economic analyses.

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  • Constantin ANGHELACHE & Rau Titus MARINESCU & Mihai GHEORGHE & Valentin BICHIR & Sanda NAN, 2012. "The Laspeyres and Paasche Indices Used in Economic and Financial Analysis," Romanian Statistical Review Supplement, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 60(1), pages 78-83, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:rsr:supplm:v:60:y:2012:i:1:p:78-83

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    index; price; level; vector; basket;


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