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Main Aspects regarding the Consumer Price Index


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  • Constantin ANGHELACHE

    („Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Mihai GHEOGHE

    (National Institute of Statistics, Romania)

  • Alexandru MANOLE

    („Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Adina Elena FETCU (STOICA)

    („Artifex” University of Bucharest)

  • Luminita CIOCAN

    (Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest)

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    This paper reveals the usefulness of CPI concepts. The cost of living view provides a price index whose dual is the volume of household consumption. The inflation view provides a price index whose dual is the volume of households? final monetary purchases, which represent the demand pressure they put on the markets in which they participate.

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    Article provided by Romanian Statistical Review in its journal Romanian Statistical Review Supplement.

    Volume (Year): 60 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 39-44

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    Handle: RePEc:rsr:supplm:v:60:y:2012:i:1:p:39-44

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    Keywords: weight; relative; transaction; market; aggregate;


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    Cited by:
    1. Andreea BALTAC, 2012. "Theories on the Use of Inflation in Economic Analysis," Romanian Statistical Review Supplement, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 60(4), pages 111-116, November.


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