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Index Numbers NPT - Introductory

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This is a one day classroom based session, aimed at introducing participants to the theory behind index numbers and the techniques used in practice.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the course, participants will be able to understand:

• the uses of index numbers;

• the definitions of value and value share;

• Laspeyres and Paasche indices;

• how to choose an index formula; and

• the definitions of deflation and referencing.

Method of delivery: This is a one day taught session, delivered at the Newport ONS site only. This may be taken as a one-off module, or in combination with other modules as part of the SA Scheme.

Target audience: This is aimed at any ONS/GSS staff who are interested in undertaking applied learning in seasonal adjustment.

Event Length: One day Cost and pre-requisites: The cost of this course is free to ONS staff. For Government staff who are external to ONS, the course fee is £116. There are no pre-requisites for this course, unless being undertaken as part of the SA Scheme.

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