Economic Education, Everyday Price Index, Free Enterprise
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Why Women Workers Might Be Less Willing to Delegate

– October 13, 2019

People love demographic generalization of the workplace because they simplify what is actually incomprehensibly complex. So the newest study of professional women was destined to go viral: “Women Are Less Likely to Delegate Than Men—and That Might Hurt …

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Everyday Price Index Is Little Changed in September; Apparel Prices Rise

– October 11, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.1 percent in September, the third decline in the past four months.

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AIER Everyday Price Index Falls in August, Down for the Year

– September 12, 2019

  AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.5 percent in August, the second decline in the past three months. Over the past 12 months, the EPI is down 0.1 percent, the first 12-month decline since February and down sharply from the 3.7 percent increase f …

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Restaurant Prices and Gasoline Push the AIER Everyday Price Index Higher in July

– August 13, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.2 percent in July, partially reversing a 0.4 percent decline in June. The more widely known price gauge, the Consumer Price Index, also rose 0.2 percent in July. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday p …

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Grocery and Restaurant Prices Offset in the AIER Everyday Price Index

– July 11, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.4 percent in June reversing a 0.4 percent rise in May. The more widely known price gauge, the Consumer Price Index was unchanged in June. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceri …

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Food and Energy Lift the AIER Everyday Price Index

– June 12, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose for the fourth consecutive month, posting a 0.4 percent gain in May versus a 0.2 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant me …

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Gas Prices Jump Again; Groceries and Restaurants Offset in the AIER Everyday Price Index

– May 10, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 1.1 percent again in April, more than double the 0.5 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utiliti …

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Energy and Tobacco Prices Surge in the AIER Everyday Price Index

– April 10, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index jumped 1.1 percent in March, nearly double the 0.6 percent gain in the Consumer Price Index. The EPI measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals, gasoline, and utilities. The E …

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Clothes and Gas Boost Everyday Prices in February

– March 12, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index rose 0.4 percent in February after posting four consecutive declines between October 2018 and January 2019. The Everyday Price Index measures price changes people see in everyday purchases such as groceries, restaurant meals …

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Motor-Fuel Prices Drag Everyday Price Index Down in January

– February 13, 2019

AIER’s Everyday Price Index fell 0.3 percent in January after dropping 0.9 percent in December. January marks the fourth consecutive decrease in the Everyday Price Index and the fifth drop in the last seven months. The EPI measures price changes people …

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