A note on the decomposition technique of economic indices

Kota Mori, Joe Chen, Yun Jeong Choi, Yasuyuki Sawada, Saki Sugano

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This note introduces a generalized version of multi-component decomposition method, which disintegrates a growth rate of an index into the roles of individual components, The method can be applied to two classes of indices: the additive-product form and the product-additive form, The application to the Japanese mortality rate of cardiac disease is provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2710-2715
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Bulletin
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Dec 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)

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Mori, K., Chen, J., Choi, Y. J., Sawada, Y., & Sugano, S. (2012). A note on the decomposition technique of economic indices. Economics Bulletin, 32(4), 2710-2715.