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index number, Laspeyres
Description A form of index number where prices, quantities or other units of measure over time are weighted according to their values in a specified base period (6).
Source Kendall, Sir Maurice G., and William R. Buckland (1982) A Dictionary of Statistical Terms, Fourth Edition (London, Longman Group).
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