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CPIGEN: Stata module to add US CPI series to current dataset

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  • Austin Nichols

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    (Urban Institute)

Abstract

This program uses year (and optionally month) on the current data to put the CPI-U and the related research series on the current data. The CPI is used to deflate US prices in the range Jan 1947 to Dec 2007, i.e. to turn nominal dollars into real dollars, to abstract from inflation.

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Bibliographic Info

Software component provided by Boston College Department of Economics in its series Statistical Software Components with number S456909.

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Programming language: Stata
Requires: Stata version 8.2
Date of creation: 30 Jan 2008
Date of revision: 05 Sep 2013
Handle: RePEc:boc:bocode:s456909

Note: This module should be installed from within Stata by typing "ssc install cpigen". Windows users should not attempt to download these files with a web browser.
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Postal: Boston College, 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill MA 02467 USA
Phone: 617-552-3670
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Related research

Keywords: CPI; Consumer price index; price deflator;

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