TITLE

Family budgets and geographic differences in price levels

AUTHOR(S)
Sherwood, Mark K.
PUB. DATE
April 1975
SOURCE
Monthly Labor Review;Apr75, Vol. 98 Issue 4, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the characteristics and limitations of the interarea indexes constructed from the family budget cost estimates published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Overview of the development of the standard budget; Impact of weight variations in the standard budgets on interarea indexes; Standard budgets and fixed weight indexes of food-at-home, shelter and transportation costs.
ACCESSION #
5990544

 

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