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Housing Costs in the CPI: What Are We Measuring?

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  • Joseph G Carson

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    (Global Economic Research Department, Alliance Capital, New York, NY, 10105, USA.)

  • David S Johnson

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    (Consumer Price and Price Indices Department, US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Washington, DC, 20212, USA.)

  • Charles Steindel

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    (Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, NY, 10045, USA.)

Abstract

The treatment of owner-occupied housing in the Consumer Price Index has long been a subject of confusion and consternation. Thus, a session to explore the issues was organized at the National Association for Business Economics Annual Meeting in Chicago on September 26, 2005.Business Economics (2006) 41, 59–68; doi:10.2145/20060108

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Article provided by Palgrave Macmillan in its journal Business Economics.

Volume (Year): 41 (2006)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 59-68

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  1. Garrido-Yserte, Rubén & Mañas-Alcón, Elena & Gallo-Rivera, Maria Teresa, 2012. "Housing and cost of living: Application to the Spanish regions," Journal of Housing Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 21(3), pages 246-255.

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