Calculation of Average Retail Food Prices

Rothwell, Doris P.
January 1965
Monthly Labor Review;Jan65, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p61
Academic Journal
Discusses the calculation of average retail food prices as a component of the consumer price index in the United States. Sampling design; Index procedures; Differences in prices among cities; Process of collecting data on food prices; Suitability of food prices computed for the index for publication as price averages.


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