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Chained CPI

Marc Goldwein and Ed Lorenzen: Measuring Inflation Right is Both Fair and Accurate

In the past, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has made adjustments to the Consumer Price Index without much controversy.

An Update on Our Chained CPI Resources

With the chained CPI becoming a frequent topic among commentators, CRFB has put together a great deal of new analysis, which may be helpful in clar

Fact Checking the Harkin Resolution

This week, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) introduced a concurring resolution that would establish a sense of Congress that chained CPI should not be use

How Simpson and Bowles Protect the Disadvantaged

Among the principles outlined by former Fiscal Commission co-chairs Senator Al Simpson and Erskine Bowles in their new plan

CBPP Takes a Look at the President's Chained CPI Proposal

Previously on The Bottom Line, we have shown how the chained CPI

CBO Takes a Look at the CPI-E

Opponents of the chained CPI often propose an alternative index for cost-of-living adjustments, the experimental CPI for Americans 62 years of age

House Ways and Means Looks at the Chained CPI

Today, the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security held a

Live: Ways and Means Holds Hearing on Chained CPI

Tune in now as the House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security holds a

Is Chained CPI a 6 Percent Benefit Cut or a 25 Percent Benefit Increase?

With the President proposing switching to the chained CPI to measur

Three Voices in Support of the Chained CPI

Given the chained CPI is primary a technical adjustment to more accurately measure inflation, support for the change can be found among experts