Journal Article

In brief: economic capsules: an overview of inflation measurement

Abstract: This article surveys a variety of indexes used to measure inflation. The authors identify differences in the construction and coverage of these measures and touch on some of the issues affecting the measurement of prices for a broad range of goods and services.

Keywords: Inflation (Finance); Consumer price indexes; Prices; Economic indicators;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Part of Series: Quarterly Review

Publication Date: 1991

Volume: 16

Issue: Sum

Pages: 25-29