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Principles of Economics 2e

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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364

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Steven A. Greenlaw; David Shapiro
ISBN: 9781947172364
Textbook Problem

Do you think perfect indexing is possible? Why or why not?

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Indexing method.

Explanation

Yes, perfect indexing is possible.

As indexing depends on inflation so as the perfect indexing is only possible when inflation has been measured accurately. The GDP deflator and consumer price index (CPI) are the two most popular methods to measure inflation. However, while using the GDP deflator, one can only include the goods and services produced by an economy and thus it does not include the goods and services consumed. Consequently, in the case of GDP deflator, perfect indexing is not possible.

On the other hand, when the CPI method is employed to measure inflation it includes the prices in a fixed basket of goods and services consumed in an economy...

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