Posts Tagged ‘Consumer Price Index (CPI)’

  • Consumer Price Index and Billion Prices Project are different inflation yardsticks.

    Inflation: What A Billion Prices Tell Us

    May 13, 14 • 452 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic Growth, Government, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Money and Monetary Policy, TechNo Comments

    Every year, my class meets Harriet Shaw through a PBS NewsHour broadcast from 1991. An economic assistant for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), she is a professional shopper who tracks prices. In the newscast, we follow her up and down store