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AP Macro: MEA‑1 (EU), MEA‑1.F (LO), MEA‑1.F.1 (EK), MEA‑1.F.2 (EK), MEA‑1.F.3 (EK), MEA‑1.F.4 (EK), MEA‑1.G (LO), MEA‑1.G.1 (EK)
In this lesson summary review and remind yourself of the key terms and calculations used in measuring inflation. Topics include the consumer price index (CPI), calculating the rate of inflation, the distinction between inflation, deflation, and disinflation, and the shortcomings of the CPI as a measure of the cost of living.
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