TITLE

New inflation index could lower rates

PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/10/94, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which calculates the inflation rate based on consumer price index changes, has started testing a new measurement method that would make the inflation rate about half a percentage point lower that under the current system. Use of new method on an experimental basis; Figures based on current method and new method.
ACCESSION #
9401057528

 

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