volume index

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vol·ume in·dex

an indication of the relative size (for example, volume) of erythrocytes, calculated as follows: hematocrit value, expressed as per cent of normal ÷ erythrocyte count, expressed a percentage of normal = volume index.

vol·ume in·dex

(vol'yūm in'deks)
An indication of the relative size (e.g., volume) of erythrocytes, calculated as follows: Hematocrit value, expressed as the percentage of normal ÷ red blood cell count, expressed as percentage of normal = volume index.
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second, total factor productivity (TFP, also known as multifactor productivity or MFP) is measured with a quantity index of all inputs used in production.
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Pointing to the 7 percent increase in quantity index in export figures of July, Buyukeksi said, "This is an indicator showing that there is an improvement".
The quantity index for individual asset classes is constructed based on the perpetual inventory method using deflated investment expenditures and estimates of the depreciation pattern for that class.
They adopt the view that once the input price index has been defined in a suitable way, the input quantity index should be defined implicitly by the property that the product of the relative price index and the relative quantity index should equal the relative expenditure index.
A quantity index must be employed to evaluate changes in real GDP.
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Given the fact that the value of sales equals a price index times a quantity index, any errors in calculating a price index imply corresponding errors in the quantity index.
The new monthly quantity index for semiconductors and related devices is constructed from detailed information on physical quantities and average unit values for about 300 distinct devices.

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