Adjustment Index

Adjustment Index

Any mathematical modification made to a data set to account and control for an exogenous situation that would otherwise distort the data. For example, temporary jobs are often created in November and December because of the Christmas season. A statistician likely will apply an adjustment index to the number of jobs created in those months so the unemployment rate is not artificially low.
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The most adequate adjustment index found was for a four-factor model, namely: [chi square]/df= 1.
In the upper table it has been considered that the optimum level of privatization it's equal with 19 points; regarding Constantza Port, the privatization level has been corrected with an adjustment index which varies according to the number of companies offering the above mentioned services.
It is a movement with real staying power, which has retained its virtues, but has also been enhanced with a few of the stylistic elements of the early Jones calibres: balance with high precision adjustment cams on the balance bars, Breguet balance spring, three-quarter wheel train bridge, plate and bridge made of nickel silver, long precision adjustment index and special decoration with gilt engraving.
Table 3--Summary of experimental indexes Discrepancy Model for Quality with official Experimental quality adjustment index over index adjustment method 2 years (1) BCmarg Box-Cox Marginal price -0.
Consistent with this postulation, our mediation results point to a complex set of processes at work, dependent on parent gender, adolescent gender, and the adjustment index being considered.
In the new pension system, pensions are revalued by a so-called adjustment index.
Overall performances produced by the subjects were described by the adjustment index employed by previous researchers (Hayes et al.
Above, we discussed the budget adjustment index, which is one method to estimate the completed cost of the work based on performance to date and the remaining work to be performed.
The current inflation adjustment index, the IPD, has been frozen seven of the last 11 years by special legislative action and has been allowed to take effect only four times since 1986 - in 1989, 1991, 1996, and 1997.
Prompted by reflections on the government's Cost of Living Adjustment index (COLA) and the gender gap in earnings, the authors produce a Cost of Being Female (COBF) index intended to facilitate both comparative studies and policy recommendations.
IrA = Adjustment Index for Amount A: the annual variation of the following ratio: Amount A values, accumulated between July of the previous year and June of the current year, divided by the accumulated billed volume in the same period, in relation to the same calculated ratio between the Amount A values, accumulated between July of two previous years and June of the previous year, divided by the accumulated billed volume in the same period;
In the new pension system, pensions are revised upward by a so-called adjustment index (see Table 46 and Diagram 188).