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Producer Price Indexes

PPI Additional Publications

Monthly Labor Review

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Introducing Producer Price Index research series based on a geometric-mean formula

This article introduces Producer Price Index (PPI) research series calculated with a geometric-mean (geomean) formula and explains the formula’s methodological advantages. The article also compares official and geomean PPIs to illustrate how formula choice affects index values. read more »

The Economics Daily

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Producer prices up 2.2 percent from April 2023 to April 2024

The Producer Price Index for final demand moved up 2.2 percent from April 2023 to April 2024, the largest increase since rising 2.3 percent for the 12 months ended April 2023. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

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How have the pandemic and online spending affected Black Friday shopping? Analyzing retail trade margins 2009–22

This Beyond the Numbers article will explore how Black Friday has changed over the years by using CPI and PPI commodity indexes to analyze prices. We’ll look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Black Friday, and how the continuing growth of online shopping has affected the holiday shopping season. read more »

Handbook Of Methods

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Producer Price Index

Read more about the Producer Price Index in the Handbook of Methods. read more »