HW chap 6-2


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Unformatted text preview: .5 ± .5 percent. c. Do the Laspeyres price indexes you obtained imply the same percentage increases in Arnold's cost of living over time? Prices change by different amounts in the same direction over time. rev is ed jrl 08­08­2011 Explanation: A Laspeyres price index is a fixed­weight index that is based on the consumption bundle actually purchased in the base period. It tells us whether the cost of the base­period consumption bundle has risen or fallen and by how much. Expenditures in June at June's prices are: (1.00)5 + (1.20)20...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2014 for the course ECO 3352 taught by Professor Ax during the Fall '13 term at Troy.

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