Question

Which of the problems in the construction of the CPI might be illustrated by each of the following situations? Explain.

a. the invention of the Sony Walkman

b. the introduction of air bags in cars

c. increased personal computer purchases in response to a decline in their price

d. more scoops of raisins in each package of Raisin Bran

e. greater use of fuel-efficient cars after gasoline prices increase

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