Government Measurement of Inflation

Barry Bosworth and Michael Horrigan talked about how the federal government measures inflation, and they responded to telephone calls and… read more

Barry Bosworth and Michael Horrigan talked about how the federal government measures inflation, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.They discussed ways the measurements are used, their role in economic and public policy decisions, as well is in adjustments to entitlement spending such as Social Security.

This program is part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 10, 2012

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  • Feb 10, 2012 | 9:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
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