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  • n  an index of the cost of all goods and services to a typical consumer
  • n  a self-report personality inventory originally derived from the MMPI; consists of several hundred yes-no questions and yields scores on a number of scales including dominance and self acceptance and self control and socialization and achievement etc.
Quotes

  • Glenn Stevens in NEWS.com.au
    The rate of CPI (consumer price index) increase is likely to be a little above three per cent in the near term, due to the effects of increases in tobacco taxes announced earlier in the year and significant increases in prices for utilities,...
  • P Chidambaram in Economic Times
    Something has gone very wrong,Chidambaram told reporters. "They seem to have walked into a trap set by the Naxalites. I am deeply shocked. This shows the savage nature of the CPI-Maoist, the brutality and savagery they are capable of."
  • Steve Webb in The Press Association
    In a written statement, Mr Webb said: "The Government believes the CPI provides a more appropriate measure of pension recipients' inflation experiences and is also consistent with the measure of inflation used by the Bank of England. We believe,...

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