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Title: Some thoughts on the making of Irish index numbers
Author: Geary, R. C.
Keywords: Index construction
Price index
Volume index
Quantum index
Index numbers, Ireland
Issue Date: 1946
Publisher: Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Citation: Geary, R. C.. 'Some thoughts on the making of Irish index numbers'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XVII, Part 3, 1945/1946, pp345-380
Series/Report no.: Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XVII, Part 3, 1945/1946
Abstract: Ireland now possesses a fairly full range of price and quantum index numbers which is not to say that they cannot be improved or their range extended. One of the prime objects of the present paper is, in fact, to invite this learned Society (which is better qualified than any other body in the country to do so) to discuss the principles and manner of computation of the new wholesale price index number, prior to its official promulgation, I should explain further that my object is not to discuss the economic trends indicated by these various series. The paper deals almost exclusively with certain methodological aspects of the construction of index numbers: it is hoped, however, that some of the figures quoted illustratively may be found to have an interest in themselves.
Description: Read on Friday, 27th October, 1944
ISSN: 00814776
Appears in Collections:Archive JSSISI: 1847- Complete Collection
JSSISI: 1942 to 1947, Vol. XVII, Sessions 96th to 100th

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