Definition of Price index

1. Noun. An index that traces the relative changes in the price of an individual good (or a market basket of goods) over time.




Definition of Price index

1. Noun. (economics) A statistical estimate of the level of prices of some class of goods or services. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Price Index

price-controlled
price-earnings ratio
price-fixing
price-to-earnings ratio
price bracket
price competition
price control
price cut
price cutting
price fixing
price floor
price freeze
price gouging
price in
price increase
price index (current term)
price indices
price is right
price level
price list
price lists
price of admission
price of tea in China
price on one's head
price out of the market
price point
price reduction
price stability
price support
price tag

Literary usage of Price index

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1. An Introduction to Statistical Methods: A Textbook for College Students, a by Horace Secrist (1917)
"Data from which price index Numbers are Made In a study of prices attention must first be centered upon the commodities included and the conditions of price ..."

2. Construction Price Indices: Sources and Methods by (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Statistics Directorate (1997)
"Road construction tender price index: Entails the calculation of individual project indices according to the Paasche formula. All items included in the hill ..."

3. Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin by Public Affairs Information Service (1920)
"... Index numbers of retail prices in various countries, tables Supreme Econ Council Monthly Bui Statistics p 10-16 S '19 International price index, ..."

4. Handbook on Hedonic Indexes and Quality Adjustments in Price Indexes by Jack E. Triplett (2006)
"Griliches then divided the change in average list price for these CPI cars by the quantity index in equation (3.7) to get a quality-adjusted price index. ..."

5. The Wayward Welfare State by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"Here is the record of medical prices according to the Consumer price index (CPI): CONSUMER price index FOR MEDICAL CARE AND OTHER ITEMS All items Food ..."

6. Agriculture and Economic Growth in Argentina, 1913-84 by Yair Mundlak, Domingo Cavallo, Roberto Domenech (1989)
"WPI = Wholesale price index 1960 = 1. E = Nominal exchange rate for exports, pesos moneda nacional per US dollar (or 10~9 australs per US dollar). ..."

7. The Effects of Exchange Rates and Commercial Policy on Agricultural by Jorge García García (1981)
"Each price index was derived using the following procedure: let G1J be the price index for section I of group J, where 1= OA, OB, ..."

8. An Introduction to Statistical Methods: A Textbook for College Students, a by Horace Secrist (1917)
"Data from which price index Numbers are Made In a study of prices attention must first be centered upon the commodities included and the conditions of price ..."

9. Construction Price Indices: Sources and Methods by (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Statistics Directorate (1997)
"Road construction tender price index: Entails the calculation of individual project indices according to the Paasche formula. All items included in the hill ..."

10. Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin by Public Affairs Information Service (1920)
"... Index numbers of retail prices in various countries, tables Supreme Econ Council Monthly Bui Statistics p 10-16 S '19 International price index, ..."

11. Handbook on Hedonic Indexes and Quality Adjustments in Price Indexes by Jack E. Triplett (2006)
"Griliches then divided the change in average list price for these CPI cars by the quantity index in equation (3.7) to get a quality-adjusted price index. ..."

12. The Wayward Welfare State by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"Here is the record of medical prices according to the Consumer price index (CPI): CONSUMER price index FOR MEDICAL CARE AND OTHER ITEMS All items Food ..."

13. Agriculture and Economic Growth in Argentina, 1913-84 by Yair Mundlak, Domingo Cavallo, Roberto Domenech (1989)
"WPI = Wholesale price index 1960 = 1. E = Nominal exchange rate for exports, pesos moneda nacional per US dollar (or 10~9 australs per US dollar). ..."

14. The Effects of Exchange Rates and Commercial Policy on Agricultural by Jorge García García (1981)
"Each price index was derived using the following procedure: let G1J be the price index for section I of group J, where 1= OA, OB, ..."

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