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Walsh Index

The statistical Index

P_W \equiv {\sum\sqrt{q_0q_n}\,p_n\over \sum\sqrt{q_0q_n}\,p_0},

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, p. 66, 1962.

© 1996-9 Eric W. Weisstein