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The Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist)

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Both in Delhi and in Bengal, the political crises of the late 1960s encompassed issues of socialism. Whereas in Delhi these issues concerned the expropriation of erstwhile princes and banks, in ... More


The Naxalites in Perspective

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The CPI(M–L) is still around, not as a single party, but as a number of sects, each claiming for itself continuity with the original founding group. However, none of them practises the terrorist line ... More


Results of the Model Selection Approach

Michio Hatanaka

in Time-Series-Based Econometrics: Unit Roots and Co-integrations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773535
eISBN:
9780191596360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773536.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter examines historical data and post-war quarterly data in the USA. Historical data, i.e. real GNP, real wage, real interest rate, and unemployment rate are analysed as real economic ... More


Kerala’s Electoral Pendulum Swings Back and Forth

K.M. Sajad Ibrahim

in Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198099178
eISBN:
9780199082988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099178.003.0026
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

There is one important trend in the electoral outcomes in Kerala over the past three decades: the incumbent party loses out unless extraordinary circumstances come into play. The results of the 2009 ... More


Constructing a PCE-Weighted Consumer Price Index

Caitlin Blair

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This study investigates the effects of simulating the Consumer Price Index (CPI) with alternately sourced weights on the inflation experience for an average US consumer. The Bureau of Labor ... More


Conclusion: “Electricity for All”

Sunila S. Kale

in Electrifying India: Regional Political Economies of Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787963
eISBN:
9780804791021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787963.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The conclusion extends the arguments of the previous chapters in two directions. The first and larger of the two tasks considers how well the arguments of the book travel to other states in India. ... More


Understanding the Relationship: CE Survey and PCE

William Passero, Thesia I. Garner, and Clinton McCully

in Improving the Measurement of Consumer Expenditures

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226126654
eISBN:
9780226194714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194714.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

There are two federal data series that refer to U.S. household expenditures. One uses the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE), and the other personal consumption expenditures (PCE). Weights for the ... More


Price Index Concepts and Measurement

W. Diewert, John Greenlees, and Charles R. Hulten (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The report of the National Research Council Panel on Conceptual, Measurement, and Other Statistical Issues in Developing Cost-of-Living Indexes (COLI) addresses all the fundamental issues in consumer ... More


Consumption of Own Production and Cost-of-Living Indexes

T. Peter Hill (ed.)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses one of the aspects of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) scope problem: the implications of expanding coverage of the CPI to include nonmarket household production. The author ... More


Introduction What are the Issues?

W. Erwin Diewert, John Greenlees, and Charles Hulten (eds)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The role of the methodological foundation for a Consumer Price Index (CPI) has been examined and advocated in two previous reviews of the CPI: the 1961 Stigler Report2 and the 1996 Boskin Report. The ... More


A Review of Reviews: Ninety Years of Professional Thinking About the Consumer Price Index

Marshall Reinsdorf and Jack E. Triplett (eds)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter provides a detailed history of the evolution of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and a comprehensive review of the various commissions formed to study it. It reveals the long-standing ... More


Apparel Prices 1914–1993 and the Hulten/Bruegel Paradox

Robert J. Gordon (ed.)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter describes the comparison of hedonic and matched-model (MM) indexes for apparel prices in the United States using Sears catalogue data over the period 1914–1993, and compares the ... More


CPI Bias from Supercenters: Does the BLS Know That Wal-Mart Exists?

Jerry Hausman and Ephraim Leibtag (eds)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter focuses on the fact that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) does not compare the prices charged for the same items at different outlets. It describes how the Bureau of Labor Statistics ... More


Can A Disease-Based Price Index Improve the Estimation of the Medical Consumer Price Index?

Xue Song, William D. Marder, Robert Houchens, Jonathan E. Conklin, and Ralph Bradley (eds)

in Price Index Concepts and Measurement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226148557
eISBN:
9780226148571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226148571.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses some of the issues involved in implementing the approach of the pricing of medical services. The inclusion of medical care in the chapter highlights the issue of what prices ... More


Mediating Conflict: Mobile Telephony and Politics

Sirpa Tenhunen

in A Village Goes Mobile: Telephony, Mediation, and Social Change in Rural India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190630270
eISBN:
9780190876562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630270.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

Chapter 6 provides an overview of the studies on new media’s role for political activism and then examines how mobile phones mediate political action by exploring activists’ use of mobile phones for ... More


Saving Social Security

William G. Gale

in Fiscal Therapy: Balancing Today's Needs with Tomorrow's Obligations

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190645410
eISBN:
9780190939175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645410.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Economic Systems

Social Security is among the nation’s most popular and successful programs, as discussed in Chapter 8, providing crucial income every year for tens of millions of retirees, surviving spouses, ... More


Mid-latitude and Tropical Cirrus: Microphysical Properties

Andrew J. Heymsfield and Greg M. McFarquhar

in Cirrus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195130720
eISBN:
9780197561430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195130720.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Meteorology and Climatology

Cirrus, a principal cloud type that forms at low temperatures in the upper troposphere, is composed almost always of ice crystals (Heymsfield and Miloshevich 1989) and on average cover about 20% of ... More


The Refugees and the Migrants of West Bengal

Rizwana Shamshad

in Bangladeshi Migrants in India: Foreigners, Refugees, or Infiltrators?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780199476411
eISBN:
9780199090952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199476411.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

According to the Census of India in 2001, the majority of the Bangladeshi migrants in India reside in West Bengal. So far there has been no anti-Bangladeshi movement like in Assam or state government ... More


Bipolar Coalition System in Kerala: Carriers and Gatekeepers of Communal Forces in Politics

B.L. Biju

in Religion and Modernity in India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199467785
eISBN:
9780199087631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467785.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

The chapter looks at the modern political-party system in Kerala, organized into a bipolar coalition system: one group led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] and the other by the ... More


Inside the Insurgency

Rumela Sen

in Farewell to Arms: How Rebels Retire Without Getting Killed

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197529867
eISBN:
9780197529904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529867.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter presents the entangled historical narrative of the Maoist insurgency in India, its ideological origin, military strategy, organizational characteristics, recruitment mechanisms, and ties ... More


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