Everyday Price Index

Monday, April 1st, 2013

Inflation Report

April, 2013

by Steven R. Cunningham and Julie Ni Zhu

A surge in everyday prices is one of many signs. Wholesale prices and long-bond yields are also trending upward. And the money supply is ballooning.

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Inflation Report

featuring the Everyday Price Index (EPI)

Vol. I no. 2 | March, 2013

by Jule Ni Zhu

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

Everyday Price Index

Vol. II, no. 1 | January 2013

Monday, December 24th, 2012


December 2012

by Julie Ni Zhu

Wednesday, November 21st, 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.

Thursday, March 1st, 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.