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- abbreviation characters per inch
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun acronym the
consumer price index, an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer. The increase of this value each year is one measure of monetary inflation.
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characters per inch
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- noun a self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc.
- noun an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer
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Yes, Don Boudreaux, the man who makes a big deal of the fact that there have been big changes in the quality of automobiles ove the last 20-40 years and claims the cpi understate inflation because of this.
But, of the other hand does not even know that the BLS adjust the cpi for changes in the quality of autos.
Yes | No | Report from Yohan wrote 2 years 7 weeks ago oops cpi = consumer price index,.
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I would be supportive of budget actions that changed indexation from the cpi to a more accurate, and anti-inflationary measure of general price-level changes, an example being an index known as the GNP price deflator.
There is no logic in economics to indexation using an upwardly biased estimate of inflation, namely the cpi.
It is my contention that the AM experience helped ingrain in the Canadian public mind the completely misleading notion that equity requires that incomes rise by a minimum of the rise in the cpi, irrespective of the specific causes of the price rise.
If the President signes on to any plan that in any cuts into social security or medicare, including fuding the cpi number, and especially under such undiplomatic circumstances of the terrorist tactics of the Republicans to simply do what governments always do, raise the debt limit.
Inflation cpi 5.2% and rpi 5.65 is dreadful for anyone woh has bought an annuity or trying to live on savings ie. older people!