Government Measurement of Inflation
This program is part of C-SPAN’s regular Friday “America by the Numbers” series.
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.
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Barry P. Bosworth Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Economic Studies Program
Michael Horrigan Official Department of Labor->Statistics
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