Consumer Price Index

CPI Additional Publications

The Economics Daily

The Economics Daily article image Consumer Price Index: 2018 in review

From December 2017 to December 2018, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 1.9 percent. Consumer prices rose 2.1 percent in both 2017 and 2016. read more »

Beyond the Numbers

Beyond the Numbers article image Improving the CPI physicians’ services index

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Consumer Price Index (CPI) for physicians services measures the change in prices for healthcare services provided by physicians in private practice. read more »

Monthly Labor Review

Monthly Labor Review article image Improving initial estimates of the Chained Consumer Price Index

An examination of the reasoning underlying the most recent update to the formula used to produce the preliminary Chained Consumer Price Index. read more »