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Lesson: Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, March, 2013


Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, October 15, 2010

This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rate of inflation reported October 15, 2010, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the month of September, 2010. Students read the BLS report, analyze the meaning of the CPI data, determine the change in consumer prices, and explore the impact of the change in the price level on themselves, their families, consumers, and producers.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 11/06/2010

Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, March 17, 2011

This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rate of inflation reported March 17, 2011, by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the month of February, 2011. Students will read the BLS report, analyze the meaning of the CPI data, determine the change in consumer prices, and explore the impact of the change in the price level on themselves, their families, consumers, and producers.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 04/12/2011

Focus on Economic Data: Consumer Price Index and Inflation, September 2012

This lesson focuses on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and rate of inflation for the month of September, 2012, reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on October 16, 2012. Students will read the BLS report, analyze the meaning of the CPI data, determine the change in consumer prices, and explore the impact of the change in the price level on themselves, their families, consumers, and producers.

Grades: 9-12
Published: 11/01/2012