deficiency index

deficiency index

[də′fish·ən·sē ‚in‚deks]
(mathematics)
For a curve or equation involving two complex variables this is the genus of the Riemann surface associated to the equation.
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We next collapse these English skill categories into an English deficiency index to be used in our analyses:
TABLE II English Deficiency Index of Hispanic Workers in the 1980 and 1990 PUMS English Skill Category Coefficient Standard Error Only speaks English at home 0.
To test whether gender influences the earnings penalty associated with poor English skills, we use the English deficiency index from above and estimate:
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