chain index

chain index

[′chān ‚in‚deks]
(statistics)
An index number derived by relating the value at any given period to the value in the previous period rather than to a fixed base.
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For measuring changes in real GNP over short timespans, it is likely that some form of a chain index will prove to be useful.
Cortera[TM], a community-driven business information company, announced the publication of its October 2009 Supply Chain Index (SCI) report, a monthly index of accounts receivable (A/R) activities covering manufacturers, distributors & wholesalers, retailers, services, and transportation companies.
Cortera[TM], a community-driven business information company, announced the publication of its September 2009 Supply Chain Index (SCI) report, a monthly index of accounts receivable (A/R) activities covering manufacturers, distributors & wholesalers, retailers, services, and transportation companies.
As a result of the November 2008 Semi-Annual Index Review, there will be five additions to and no deletions from the MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI) Agriculture & Food Chain Index.
This methodology, termed the Supply Chain Index, was developed in partnership with the Operations Research team at Arizona State University.
Contract Awarded for develop the water industry suply chain index
MY dalliance with the world of retail included stints as a shelf-stacker at Kwik Save and as a very casual worker at catalogue chain Index.
A chain index of dynamics is a ratio of the level of a phenomenon in an investigated period to the level of the phenomenon in the preceding period [27].
The PCE chain index was estimated using a chained Laspeyres price-index-number formula.
The chain index would not, however, provide the change in the cost of a fixed set of workers for periods longer than one quarter, and changes for different subperiods would not be for the same set of labor inputs.
A MEETING between Littlewoods bosses and retail union Usdaw over the closure of catalogue chain Index has given assurances to staff facing the axe.