Fisher's Formula for Index Numbers

Warren M. Persons
The Review of Economics and Statistics
Vol. 3, No. 5 (May, 1921), pp. 103-113
Published by: MIT Press
DOI: 10.2307/1928524
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1928524
Page Count: 11
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[Footnotes]
  • 1
    Quarterly Publication of the American Statistical Association, March, 1921, pp- 533-551.
  • 2
    This reference contains 2 citations:
    • Ibid., p. 546
    • Mr. C. M. Walsh also recommends Fisher's index number as the "best" (ibid., pp. 543-544).
  • 4
    Ibid., p. 536
  • 8
    This reference contains 3 citations:
    • Irving Fisher favors the use of "chain index numbers" (Purchasing Power of Money, p. 204)
    • Report of the British Associationfor the Advancement of Sciencefor 1887, pp. 250, 252
    • The Problem of Estimation, pp. 105, 137
  • 9
    Quarterly Publication of the American Statistical Association, March, 1921, p. 549.