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LASPEYRES VOLUME INDEX

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French Equivalent: Indice de volume de Laspeyres

Definition:
A Laspeyres volume index is a weighted arithmetic average of quantity relatives using the values of the earlier period as weights.

Source Publication:
SNA 16.16.

Cross References:
Paasche volume index
Time reversal test

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: National accounts

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Sunday, November 18, 2001