Economics: News

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Economics news: CPI, US City Average, All Items

The Consumer Price Index represents "changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services" as tracked monthly by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

SA = Seasonally Adjusted

NSA = Not Seasonally Adjusted

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Income Inequality in Oregon. Oregon has greater income inequality than 38 other states, with the earnings of top 1% of tax filers (More than $810,000 a year) make 40 times the average income for an Oregonian. ($40,300) .  The link below is to an editorial in the Oregonian written before the 2016 election, but it has valuable links to various studies and reports on income inequality. 

Measuring Income Inequality in Oregon: Editorial. 

Economics analysis and policy