Price Index Concepts and Measurement

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Although inflation is much feared for its negative effects on the economy, how to measure it is a matter of considerable debate that has important implications for interest rates, monetary supply, and investment and spending decisions. Underlying many of these issues is the concept of the Cost-of-Living Index (COLI) and its controversial role as the methodological foundation for the Consumer Price Index (CPI). "Price Index Concepts and Measurements "brings together leading experts to address the many questions involved in ...

Price Index Concepts and Measurement 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226148557

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