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Question: Where can I find data on inflation (including cost of living, CPI, PPI, etc.)?
Answer: See the US Census Bureau:
For CPI Detailed Report go to CPI Detailed Report
For PPI Detailed Report go to PPI Detailed Report

EIU CityData contains city-level data for over 140 cities worldwide.

Use the UBS report called Prices & Earnings

Go to the Economist.com for the cost of a Big Mac worldwide. Hold your cursor over the Economics tab and select Markets & data, then scroll down to the Big Mac index.

Go to Mercer's Cost of Living

To calculate the worth of the US dollar from 1913 to the present , go to Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - What is a Dollar Worth?

Take a look at the website InflationData.com from Financial Trend Forecaster

Go to ProQuest's Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. (Online) - Click on Prices in the lefthand menu.

In Lippincott Library, consult the ACCRA Cost of Living Index (call number HD6983 I573), available in print back to 1992. Recent issues can be found in Lippincott Current Periodicals.

Take a look at City Mayors for cost of living index rankings of cities wordwide.







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