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BASE WEIGHT

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French Equivalent: Pondération de base

Definition:
The weights of a weighting system for an index number computed according to the information relating to the base period instead, for example, of the current period.

Source Publication:
The International Statistical Institute, “The Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms”, edited by Yadolah Dodge, Oxford University Press, 2003.

Cross References:
Weights

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Glossary Output Segments:
SDMX

Created on Tuesday, May 07, 2002

Last updated on Monday, February 02, 2004