Fisher index
in economics, a form of price index

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  • Fisher —   [ fɪʃə],    1) Geoffrey Francis, Lord Fisher of Lambeth [ əv læmbeθ], anglikanischer Theologe, * Higham on the Hill (bei Nuneaton) 5. 5. 1887, ✝ Sherborne 15. 9. 1972; 1945 61 Erzbischof von Canterbury, einer der Präsidenten des Weltrates der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Fisher, Irving — born Feb. 27, 1867, Saugerties, N.Y., U.S. died April 29, 1947, New Haven, Conn. U.S. economist best known for his work in the field of capital theory. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. As a professor at Yale (1892–1935), he examined… …   Universalium

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  • Fisher, Allen — (1944 )    Born in London, he started writing poetry in his early twenties and has become a successful poet, painter, publisher, teacher and performer associated with the British Poetry Revival. His early long project Place was published in a… …   British and Irish poets

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  • Fisher, Roy — (1930 )    He was born in Handsworth, Birmingham, and studied at Birmingham University. From 1963 until 1971 he was head of English and drama at Bordesley College of Education, Birmingham. He then joined the Department of American Studies at… …   British and Irish poets

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