Measurement bias in the Canadian CPI .: FB12-7/5-2013E-PDF

"The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is the most commonly used measure of inflation in Canada. The CPI is used to make cost-of-living adjustments in wages and salaries and to index the income tax system and social benefits such as pensions. So it is important that the CPI be as accurate a measure of inflation as possible"--p. [1].

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Department/Agency Canada. Bank of Canada.
Title Measurement bias in the Canadian CPI .
Series title Backgrounders
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note(s) "May 2013."
Title from caption.
Issued also in French under title: Les biais de mesure propres à l’IPC canadien.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Bank of Canada, 2013, c2012.
Description [2] p.
Catalogue number
  • FB12-7/5-2013E-PDF
Subject terms Price indexes, Banks

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