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Measuring cost of living --inflation and the consumer price index
We might generally sense that our cost of living is going up (inflation), but how can we measure it? This tutorial shows how it is done in the United States with the consumer price index (CPI).
Basics of price inflation and the CPI (consumer price index)
Exploring the actual weightings for the CPI-U basket of goods
Looking at actual sequential and year-over-year inflation data