indexation

noun
in·​dex·​ation | \ ˌin-dek-ˈsā-shən How to pronounce indexation (audio) \

Definition of indexation

: a system of economic control in which certain variables (such as wages and interest) are tied to a cost-of-living index so that both rise or fall at the same rate and the detrimental effect of inflation is theoretically eliminated

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Some of the world’s biggest asset managers, such as BlackRock, an indexation giant, are strongly in favour of this turn in events. The Economist, "Big business is beginning to accept broader social responsibilities," 22 Aug. 2019 After a while, Trump will refocus on the one lever solely under his control: indexation of capital gains. Grover Norquist, Twin Cities, "Grover Norquist: Indexing capital gains helps more than the rich," 29 Aug. 2019 After a while, Trump will refocus on the one lever solely under his control: indexation of capital gains. Grover Norquist, The Denver Post, "Grover Norquist: Trump should index capital gains to spare millions of Americans from paying taxes on inflation," 27 Aug. 2019 Britain is ready to make unilateral guarantees on the indexation of EU nationals’ pensions, while also promising free health care to Europeans living in Britain, Davis said. Tim Ross, Bloomberg.com, "May to Detail U.K. Plan for EU Citizens as Davis Vows Fight," 25 June 2017 The papers are will be submitted for indexation by EI COMPENDEX, INSPEC, THOMSON REUTERS and DBLP.UNI-TRIE.DE 4) Magazine in America / EU (i.e., IEEE, ACM, etc.) Bruce Sterling, WIRED, "First International Conference on Multimedia, Scientific Information and Visualization for Information Systems and Metrics," 5 Dec. 2013 There was also an offer to make unilateral guarantees on the indexation of EU nationals’ pensions and a commitment to streamline the application process. Simon Kennedy, Bloomberg.com, "Brexit Bulletin: Citizenship Test for May," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of indexation

1960, in the meaning defined above

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