Journal Article

Inflation, Part 2: How Do We Construct and Choose an Index?

Abstract: Both the CPI and the PCE price indexes measure the prices of consumer goods and services— but they differ in important ways.

Keywords: inflation; consumer price index (CPI); personal consumption expenditures (PCE);

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Economic Synopses

Publication Date: 2022-06-22

Issue: 16

Pages: 1-3

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