Journal of Economic Perspectives: Vol. 12 No. 1 (Winter 1998)

Front Matter (pp. i-vi)
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Symposium: Measuring the CPI

Consumer Prices, the Consumer Price Index, and the Cost of Living (pp. 3-26)
Michael J. Boskin, Ellen L. Dulberger, Robert J. Gordon, Zvi Griliches and Dale W. Jorgenson
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Working to Improve the Consumer Price Index (pp. 27-36)
Katharine G. Abraham, John S. Greenlees and Brent R. Moulton
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Getting Prices Right: What Should Be Done? (pp. 37-46)
Angus Deaton
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Index Number Issues in the Consumer Price Index (pp. 47-58)
W. Erwin Diewert
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Quality Change in Price Indexes (pp. 59-68)
William D. Nordhaus
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Symposium: Measuring Poverty

Did We Lose the War on Poverty? (pp. 79-96)
Dale W. Jorgenson
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Has Poverty Gotten Worse? (pp. 97-114)
Robert K. Triest
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Articles

Job Displacement (pp. 115-136)
Lori G. Kletzer
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Understanding the "Family Gap" in Pay for Women with Children (pp. 137-156)
Jane Waldfogel
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Rankings of U.S. Economics Departments (pp. 157-170)
Richard Dusansky and Clayton J. Vernon
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Features

Data Watch: The World Bank's Living Standards Measurement Study Household Surveys (pp. 187-196)
Margaret E. Grosh and Paul Glewwe
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Retrospectives: Price Indexes and General Exchange Values (pp. 197-205)
Joseph Persky
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Classroom Games: Speculation and Bubbles in an Asset Market (pp. 207-218)
Sheryl B. Ball and Charles A. Holt
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Recommendations for Further Reading (pp. 229-236)
Bernard Saffran
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Correspondence (pp. 237-242)
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Notes (pp. 243-246)
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