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INDEXATION

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French Equivalent: Indexation

Definition:
The periodic adjustment of the money values of some regular scheduled payments based on the movement of the CPI or some other price index. The payments may be wages or salaries, social security or other pensions, other social security benefits, rents, interest payments, etc.

Source Publication:
ILO, IMF, OECD, Eurostat, UNECE, World Bank, 2004, Consumer Price Index Manual: Theory and Practice, International Labour Office, Geneva.

Hyperlink:
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/stat/guides/cpi/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Monday, July 11, 2005

Last updated on Tuesday, August 16, 2005