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Consumer Price Index

CPI Additional Publications

The Economics Daily

The Economics Daily article image Will you be my valentine? A look at some February 14 staples

Happy Valentine’s Day! Are you dressing up for the occasion? Prices for men’s suits, sportscoats, and outerwear were 5.3 percent lower in January 2024 than a year ago. Prices for women’s dresses were also lower, declining 1.7 percent over the year. read more »

Handbook Of Methods

Handbook Of Methods article image Consumer Price Index Presentation

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Monthly Labor Review

Monthly Labor Review article image A review of recent improvements to the CPI’s housing age-bias adjustment

This article describes the most recent changes to housing age-bias adjustment in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). read more »

Spotlight on Statistics

Spotlight on Statistics article image A Look at a Neat Industry: Distilleries

This Spotlight on Statistics reviews historical employment trends for distilleries and other components of the beverage manufacturing industry. Additionally, the Spotlight looks at trends in the number of establishments and wages for the distillery industry and compares them to trends among breweries and wineries. Finally, a look at consumer prices for distilled spirits is reviewed. read more »