Monthly Labor Review Articles on Producer Price Indexes

The Monthly Labor Review (MLR) contains Producer Price Indexes (PPIs) for selected series as well as occasional technical and analytical articles on the PPI. The MLR also provides summary data and analytical articles for other BLS statistical programs and caters to a very broad audience. Below are Producer Price Index articles that have been published in the Monthly Labor Review.

  • Analyzing price movements within the PPI Final Demand–Intermediate Demand aggregation system (January 2014) (HTML)
  • Comparing new final-demand producer price indexes with other government price indexes (January 2014) (HTML)
  • Scheduled passenger air transportation in the Producer Price Index: improvements and trends (September 2013) (HTML)
  • Price transmission effects through three stages of food production (December 2012) (PDF)
  • The behavior of the Producer Price Index in a global economy (September 2012) (PDF)
  • A new, experimental system of indexes from the PPI program (February 2011) (PDF)
  • PPI and CPI seasonal adjustment: an update (July 2010) (PDF)
  • New wherever-provided services and construction indexes for PPI (August 2009) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 2008 (July 2009) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 2007 (July 2008) (PDF)
  • Price measures of new vehicles: a comparison (July 2008) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 2006 (July/August 2007) (PDF)
  • Price transmission: from crude petroleum to plastics products (December 2006) (PDF)
  • Price and expenditure measures of petroleum products: a comparison (December 2006) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 2005 (July 2006) (PDF)
  • Price transmission within the PPI for intermediate goods (May 2005) (PDF)
  • Factors affecting beef and cattle producer prices movements (May 2005) (PDF)
  • Consumer gasoline prices: an empirical investigation (July 2003) (PDF)
  • An empirical analysis of price transmission by stage of processing (November 2002) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 2001 (July 2002) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 2000 (July 2001) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 1999 (August 2000) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 1998 (July 1999) (PDF)
  • Comparing PPI energy indexes to alternative data sources (December 1998) (PDF)
  • The 1996 grain price shock: how did it affect food inflation? (August 1998) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 1997 (July 1998) (PDF)
  • Improving the PPI samples for prescription pharmaceuticals (October 1997) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 1996 (July 1997) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 1995 (July 1996) (PDF)
  • Effect of 1992 weights on Producer Price Indexes (July 1996) (PDF)
  • Hospital price inflation: what does the new PPI tell us? (July 1996) (PDF)
  • Producer price highlights, 1994 (July 1995) (PDF)
  • Pricing practices for tobacco products, 1980-94 (December 1994) (PDF)
  • Producer price rises slowed in improving economy in 1993 (May 1994) (PDF)
  • Effect of updated weights on Producer Price Indexes (March 1993) (PDF)
  • Recession and energy prices ease producer prices in 1991 (May 1992) (PDF)
  • New price index for the computer industry (October 1990) (PDF 1,150K)
  • New stage of process price system for Producer Price Index (April 1988) (PDF 4,202K)

 

Last Modified Date: February 3, 2014