COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SOME SELECTED DOMESTIC COMMODITIES USING FOUR METHODS OF PRICE INDEX (A CASE STUDY OF TARABA STATE FOR PERIOD OF 2008-2016)
This research work focuses on the use of price indices to compare prices of some selected
domestics commodities in Taraba state. Secondary data were collected, from the Statistical
year book, Taraba State. The data were analyzed using Lasepeyre’s, Pa’asches, Wa’aschs and
Kelly’s price indices. In the analysis we observed that there was an increase of about 5.7% in
prices of commodities in 2010 also an increase in prices of about 86.31% in 2016 and a little
decreases in prices of commodities in 2009, 2011 to 2015.
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