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N. Gregory Mankiw
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N. Gregory Mankiw
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Textbook Problem

Suppose that the year you were born someone bought $100 of goods and services for your baby shower. How much would you guess it would cost today to buy a similar amount of goods and services? Now find data on the CPI and compute the answer based on it. (You can find the BLS’s inflation calculator here: http://www.bls.gov/data/inflation_calculator.htm).

To determine

Buying power based on CPI.

Explanation

Answers will vary according to CPI for the year you were born. To find the purchasing power, one should multiply $100 by the CPI for the year in which they were born and then divide by 100...

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