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Question of the Week - Economics

AdaptPrepAdaptPrep Des Moines, IA, USAPosts: 211 Sr Associate
edited June 2014 in Level 1 Questions
In January, Herman bought 10 apples and 10 pears. In February, the price of apples increased and Herman only bought 8 apples. At the same time, pears became less expensive and Herman bought 12 pears.

Which of the following inflation indices would be calculated assuming Herman always bought 8 apples and 12 pears?

Question of the Week - Economics 29 votes

The Laspeyres index
20%
tanmay1325RoyDtusharSharvey518simply_complex2shannondaily 6 votes
The Paasche index
58%
ZeeAdaptPrepJReezy321nar_bsoarsparksTannorchmpnarcherTeemoghateleyamgbattThomasWthendry7rachelmabrahmb2rdxarhelpaarsenal93 17 votes
The Fisher index
20%
Hmelendezjoshwashere1215jmsatchwelljak5189toonervamaxwellbastien 6 votes

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