The U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a set of consumer price indices
calculated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). To be precise, the BLS
routinely computes many different CPIs that are...
Mar 2, 2012 ... BLS also calculates an experimental CPI for the elderly, or CPI-E, ... the CPI-E
generally outpaced the official measures of inflation over the ...
Oct 15, 2015 ... Social Security recipients miss out on $44 a month due to inflation measure ... In
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Oct 22, 2015 ... Weekend Sip: Macallan's New Scotch for Millennials .... If the index used to
construct the COLA understates inflation, then the purchasing ... adjusting to a
more accurate measure of inflation would reduce Social Security costs ...
Others argue that the measure of inflation underlying the COLA has technical
limitations ... The BLS has constructed a new index called the Chained
Consumer Price ... In short, the argument is that the elderly consume relatively
more medical ...
price index (CPI), the benchmark measure of inflation ... FEDERAL RESERVE
BANK OF NEW YORK ... vided that inflation for the elderly continues to exceed.
Oct 20, 2015 ... DAVID BLANCHETT: Retirees got some bad news recently when it comes to
Social ... A more comprehensive measure of general inflation is the ... price index
called the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (62 and older), ...
Aug 25, 2014 ... Inflation impacts seniors differently. The Department of Labor measures that with
an experimental CPI index for the elderly called the CPI-E. Is it ...
Sep 7, 2011 ... Changes To Inflation Formula Will Clip Social Security Benefits, Study Says ...
because the new inflation measure may not deliver to seniors the ...
We urge the adoption of a CPI for the elderly, or CPI-E, as a more accurate ...
consumers' day-to-day living expenses and thus measure the rate of inflation ...