Measuring Inflation

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Price Index under Attack

Charge That CPI Itself Adds to Inflation

More than a decade of inflation has made the Consumer Price Index the best known and one of the most widely watched of all economic yardsticks. The CPI, said Fortune magazine, is “possibly the single most important statistic” the government produces.1 But a number of economists, ...

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