Briefing on the Consumer Price Index, December 3, 1996
Table of Contents
- Summary of the Briefing on the Consumer Price Index
- Attachment A: The 1998 Consumer Price Index Revision
- Attachment B: Chart: Illustrative Comparison of Weight Changes for CPI Components
- Attachment C: Current and Revised CPI Item Structure
- Attachment D: Changing the CPI's Hospital and Related Services Component
- Attachment E: Research Issues Related to the Geometric Mean Formula for Elementary Indexes
- Attachment F: Experimental CPI for Americans 62 years of age and older
- Attachment G: Background on Scanner Data in the CPI
- Attachment H: Brent R. Moulton, "Bias in the Consumer Price Index: What is the Evidence?"
- Attachment I: Katharine G. Abraham, "Statistics in the Spotlight: Improving the Consumer Price Index: Statement."