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Mitchell Index

The statistical Index

P_M\equiv {\sum p_nq_a\over \sum p_0q_a},

where $p_n$ is the price per unit in period $n$ and $q_n$ is the quantity produced in period $n$.

See also Index


Kenney, J. F. and Keeping, E. S. Mathematics of Statistics, Pt. 1, 3rd ed. Princeton, NJ: Van Nostrand, pp. 66-67, 1962.

© 1996-9 Eric W. Weisstein