Something had to be done, and for those with negotiating leverage the answer was to change the CPI
8) This figure represents the average of the adjustment factors used in the CPI
from 1988 to 1999.
Upper-level substitution bias arises from substitution among these items that is not captured by the CPI
, such as between chicken and beef or between breakfast cereal and other breakfast items.
BLS officials said they will monitor price changes in the experimental CPI
until the end of the year and then decide what types of categories would be appropriate for use of the new averaging process and which should be unchanged.
The consequences of plaintiff's expressed plans to vigorously secure more cash from CPI
was shown to have a ripple effect upon CPI
's business vitality and upon its reputation among key financial lenders," the judge wrote.
fix will also affect income redistribution arguments.
Many would pay higher taxes too, because the tax code uses CPI
as the basis for raising the standard deduction, personal exemptions and the income levels where higher tax rates kick in.
Currently, the CPI
is based on a fixed market basket of goods that is overhauled only once every 10 years and thus doesn't reflect recent changes.
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NASDAQ:AVSR), today announced that CPI
has been awarded U.
In May 2004, CPI
Aero was awarded a C-5 TOP (wing tips, others and panels) contract by the U.
Fred, President and Chief Executive Officer of CPI
Aero, stated, "We are extremely pleased to have Mr.