Everyday Prices Dip in October

– November 21, 2012

Everyday Price Index November 21, 2012 Thanks to falling prices for household fuels, gasoline, and recreation, the EPI ticked downward last month. But that’s not enough to reverse the climb of everyday prices over the last 12 months. by Julie Ni Z …


The EPI Reflects Basic Economic Change

– March 1, 2012

To uncover these trends, we extended the EPI series to 1987. One of the challenges with comparing price levels over longer periods is that people change their buying behavior over time. The Bureau of Labor Statistics periodically uses a survey to captu …