CPI-U

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CPI-UConsumer Price Index for All Urban Consumer
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Summary of 1-month percent change based on final Chained Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (C-CPI-U) less preliminary C-CPI-U, excludes revision chaining, 2000-12 Values Geometric Young Constant elasticity CES/Geometric formula of substitution Young (CES) formula Sum absolute 8.46 6.55 77 Mean absolute 0.055 0.043 78 Root mean square 0.050 0.033 66 error absolute Source: U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics started to officially publish another brand new consumer price index, called Chained Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers or C-CPI-U, which is basically computed using the Tornqvist superlative price index formula (see Cage, Greenlees & Jackman (2003)).
City Average All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U).
In September, the consumer price index for all urban consumers rose 0.5 percent; it rose 0.5 percent before seasonal adjustment.
As a compromise, in May 1974 the Bureau announced that it would publish an updated CPI-W concurrently with the new Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) for at least 3 years, during which "the comparative movements of these indexes and their components will be studied." (106) At the end of the 3 years, the BLS would reexamine the question of continuing to publish the CPI-W.
Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), an indicator of what Americans actually pay, declined 0.1 percent in April, the U.S.
For example, by comparing the CPI and the Chained Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, the formula effect could be estimated last rather than first.
City Average Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for All Items between September 2003 and September 2004.
In November, the consumer price index for all urban consumers rose 0.2 percent; it fell 0.2 percent before seasonal adjustment.
This figure was 1.8 percent higher than a year earlier, compared with a gain of 3.8 percent in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) over the same period.
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