## Nuri Jazairi

Professor Emeritus

**Office:** Vari Hall, 1040

**Phone:** (416) 736-2100 Ext: 77034

**Email:** nuri@yorku.ca

**Primary website:** http://www.yorku.ca/nuri/academic.htm

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at York University. I hold a PhD in Economics and Statistics from the London School of Economics. My research interests are economic statistics, the measurement of productivity, and the measurement of inflation.

### Degrees

Ph.D., Economics and Statistics, London School of EconomicsM.Sc., Economics and Statistics, London School of Economics

B.A., Economics, Baghdad University

### Research Interests

"Stock Market Prices Index", (with John Matatko) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Supplement Volume, 1989, pp. 175-179, Wiley and Sons

"Terms of Trade Index" in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Reads, Eds., Vol. 8, 1988, pp. 199-203, Wiley and Sons.

"Test Approach to Index Numbers" (with Sydney N. Afriat) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 9, 1988, pp. 203-206, Wiley and Sons

"Productivity Measurement" (with Louis Lefeber) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 7, 1986, pp. 287-292, Wiley and Sons

"Purchasing Power Parity" (with Rasesh Thakkar) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 7, 1986, pp. 360-364, Wiley and Sons

"Paasche-Laspeyres Indexes" in *Encyclopedia of Statis-tical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 6, 1985, pp. 548-550, Wiley and Sons",Paasche-Laspeyres Indexes"

“Log-Change Index Numbers”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 5, 1985, pp. 114-116, Wiley and Sons

“Marshall-Edgeworth-Bowley Index”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 5, 1985, pp. 277-278, Wiley and Sons

“Gross National Product Deflator”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 3, 1983, pp. 523-525, Wiley and Sons

“Hedonic Index Numbers", in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 3, 1983, pp. 601-604, Wiley and Sons

“Index Numbers”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 4, 1983, pp. 54-62, Wiley and Sons

“Index of Industrial Production", in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 4, 1983, pp. 63-66, Wiley and Sons

* The Impact of Privatizing the Liquor Control Board of Ontario*, Toronto, September 1994, (104 pages)

* Approaches to the Development of Health Indicators*, OECD, Paris, 1976 (62 pages). (Also published in French by the OECD under the title: *Differentes Approches Pour L'Elaboration D'Indicateurs De Sante*)

"*Governor Ridge Plan to Privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board*", May, 1997 (30 pages)(with Stephen Herzenberg)

"Stanley Warner's Contributions to Statistically Balanced Information Technology", *Survey Methodology*, June 1995, vol. 21, no.1 pp. 7-12 (with Stephen E. Feinberg)

"Allen Implied Index Numbers", *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Vol. 49, 1993, pp. 31-32

"Estimating Rent Equivalent from Canonical Correlations Between House Prices and Housing Rent", *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, 1989, pp. 473-474

"The Specification and Combination of Index Number Formulae" *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, 46th Session Contributed Papers Volume, 1987, pp. 203-204

“Logarithmic Index Numbers” (with Mirka Ondrack), *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, vol. 51, 1985, pp. 419-420

“The Present State of the Theory and Practice of Index Numbers”, *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Vol. 50, 1983, pp. 122-147. (Translated into Italian and printed in *Rassegna della lettratura sui cicli economici*, INSTITUTO NAZIONALE PER LO STUDIO DELLA CONGIUNTURA, ANNO XXVIII, 1987, pp. 1-31.)

“Tests for the Normality of Box-Cox Transformation”, *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Part II, Buenos Aires, 1982, pp. 277-284

“The Functional Form of the Relation Between Alternative Real Income Comparisons", *Economic Journal*, Vol. 89, 1979, pp. 127-130

”Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Price and Quantity Movements", *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Vol. 39, 1973, pp. 555-561

“Fisher Ideal Index Reformulated", *International Statistical Review*, Vol. 40, 1972, pp. 47-51

“Note on Fisher Ideal Index", *Journal of the Royal Statistical Society*, Series C, Vol. 21, 1972, pp. 89-92

“An Empirical Study of the Conventional and Statistical Theories of Index Numbers”, *Bulletin of the Oxford University Institute of Economics and Statistics*, Vol. 33, 1971, pp. 181-195.

* Canonical Rent Equivalent Index Numbers for Homeownership in Canada*, Toronto 1985, CMHC Report (111 pages)

* Hedonic Rent Index for Rent-Controlled and Non-Rent-Controlled Apartments in Toronto*, Toronto, 1983, CMHC Report (62 pages)

* The Hedonic Approach to the Comparison of Housing Costs*, Toronto, 1982, CMHC Report (100 pages)

* An Index of Railway Freight Rates*, University of Toronto-York University Joint Programme in Transportation, 1971 (32 pages)

“Stock market price indexes” in * Handbook of Business, Finance, and Management Sciences* - to be published by Wiley in 2011.

“*Statistical Foundations of the Theory and Practice of Index Numbers*" in *International Statistical Review*, (forthcoming) - this paper was accepted for publication and was scheduled to be appear "in the August 1985 of the Review", and then I myself decided to postpone publishing it.

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at York University. I hold a PhD in Economics and Statistics from the London School of Economics. My research interests are economic statistics, the measurement of productivity, and the measurement of inflation.

### Degrees

Ph.D., Economics and Statistics, London School of EconomicsM.Sc., Economics and Statistics, London School of Economics

B.A., Economics, Baghdad University

### Research Interests

### All Publications

"Stock Market Prices Index", (with John Matatko) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Supplement Volume, 1989, pp. 175-179, Wiley and Sons

"Terms of Trade Index" in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Reads, Eds., Vol. 8, 1988, pp. 199-203, Wiley and Sons.

"Test Approach to Index Numbers" (with Sydney N. Afriat) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 9, 1988, pp. 203-206, Wiley and Sons

"Productivity Measurement" (with Louis Lefeber) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 7, 1986, pp. 287-292, Wiley and Sons

"Purchasing Power Parity" (with Rasesh Thakkar) in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 7, 1986, pp. 360-364, Wiley and Sons

"Paasche-Laspeyres Indexes" in *Encyclopedia of Statis-tical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 6, 1985, pp. 548-550, Wiley and Sons",Paasche-Laspeyres Indexes"

“Log-Change Index Numbers”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 5, 1985, pp. 114-116, Wiley and Sons

“Marshall-Edgeworth-Bowley Index”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 5, 1985, pp. 277-278, Wiley and Sons

“Gross National Product Deflator”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 3, 1983, pp. 523-525, Wiley and Sons

“Hedonic Index Numbers", in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 3, 1983, pp. 601-604, Wiley and Sons

“Index Numbers”, in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 4, 1983, pp. 54-62, Wiley and Sons

“Index of Industrial Production", in *Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences*, Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson and Campbell B. Read, Eds., Vol. 4, 1983, pp. 63-66, Wiley and Sons

* The Impact of Privatizing the Liquor Control Board of Ontario*, Toronto, September 1994, (104 pages)

* Approaches to the Development of Health Indicators*, OECD, Paris, 1976 (62 pages). (Also published in French by the OECD under the title: *Differentes Approches Pour L'Elaboration D'Indicateurs De Sante*)

"*Governor Ridge Plan to Privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board*", May, 1997 (30 pages)(with Stephen Herzenberg)

"Stanley Warner's Contributions to Statistically Balanced Information Technology", *Survey Methodology*, June 1995, vol. 21, no.1 pp. 7-12 (with Stephen E. Feinberg)

"Allen Implied Index Numbers", *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Vol. 49, 1993, pp. 31-32

"Estimating Rent Equivalent from Canonical Correlations Between House Prices and Housing Rent", *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, 1989, pp. 473-474

"The Specification and Combination of Index Number Formulae" *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, 46th Session Contributed Papers Volume, 1987, pp. 203-204

“Logarithmic Index Numbers” (with Mirka Ondrack), *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, vol. 51, 1985, pp. 419-420

“The Present State of the Theory and Practice of Index Numbers”, *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Vol. 50, 1983, pp. 122-147. (Translated into Italian and printed in *Rassegna della lettratura sui cicli economici*, INSTITUTO NAZIONALE PER LO STUDIO DELLA CONGIUNTURA, ANNO XXVIII, 1987, pp. 1-31.)

“Tests for the Normality of Box-Cox Transformation”, *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Part II, Buenos Aires, 1982, pp. 277-284

“The Functional Form of the Relation Between Alternative Real Income Comparisons", *Economic Journal*, Vol. 89, 1979, pp. 127-130

”Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Price and Quantity Movements", *Bulletin of the International Statistical Institute*, Vol. 39, 1973, pp. 555-561

“Fisher Ideal Index Reformulated", *International Statistical Review*, Vol. 40, 1972, pp. 47-51

“Note on Fisher Ideal Index", *Journal of the Royal Statistical Society*, Series C, Vol. 21, 1972, pp. 89-92

“An Empirical Study of the Conventional and Statistical Theories of Index Numbers”, *Bulletin of the Oxford University Institute of Economics and Statistics*, Vol. 33, 1971, pp. 181-195.

* Canonical Rent Equivalent Index Numbers for Homeownership in Canada*, Toronto 1985, CMHC Report (111 pages)

* Hedonic Rent Index for Rent-Controlled and Non-Rent-Controlled Apartments in Toronto*, Toronto, 1983, CMHC Report (62 pages)

* The Hedonic Approach to the Comparison of Housing Costs*, Toronto, 1982, CMHC Report (100 pages)

* An Index of Railway Freight Rates*, University of Toronto-York University Joint Programme in Transportation, 1971 (32 pages)

“Stock market price indexes” in * Handbook of Business, Finance, and Management Sciences* - to be published by Wiley in 2011.

“*Statistical Foundations of the Theory and Practice of Index Numbers*" in *International Statistical Review*, (forthcoming) - this paper was accepted for publication and was scheduled to be appear "in the August 1985 of the Review", and then I myself decided to postpone publishing it.