As new uses were developed for the CPI, the need for a broader and more ... This
measure of core inflation systematically excludes food and energy prices ... the
BLS has also computed a consumer pri...
Nov 22, 2013 ... Seniors Are Getting Systematically Screwed By How We Pay Social ... how much
social security benefits should grow to keep up with inflation. ... To fix that, the
BLS created a new index called CPI-E (E stands for elderly) that ...
The BLS has constructed a new index called the Chained Consumer Price Index
.... the CPI-E , to measure the inflation experience of those aged 62 or older, an ...
Oct 20, 2015 ... Why You Should Ask New Employees What Most Shocks Them ... A more
comprehensive measure of general inflation is the Consumer ... index called the
Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (62 and older), or CPI-E. The ...
Oct 15, 2015 ... proposals would base the COLA on other measures of inflation produced by the
BLS. Some ... purchasing patterns of the elderly, such as the BLS's Experimental
..... they make to the index to account for the introduction of new.
indexed to inflation and that the elderly spend heavily on goods and services
whose ..... years) or the same as ( 1 year) that of the new index for all consumers.
What's New | Release Calendar | Site Map ... The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of
the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) ... BLS plans the periodic release of updated
estimates of the Experimental Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) in this
publication, the ... Although this study indicates a higher overall inflation rate for
May 21, 2013 ... The current debate over adopting a new measure of inflation has many ... The
experimental Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) is an ...
proposals have included a change to the way that inflation is calculated in Social.
Security. A new cost of living measure (chained-CPI), which grows more slowly
than the current ... switch to an elderly index, contending that a chained index ...
Jul 31, 2015 ... No COLA in 2016 also means that seniors participating in Medicare Part B and
paying the base premium ... Time for a new inflation measure?