An Experimental Component Index for the CPI: From Annual Computer Data to Monthly Data on Other Goods
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We would like to thank Teague Ruder and Aylin Kumcu for excellent research assistance, Paul Liegey for his patience in explaining the BLS's algorithm for constructing the TV component index to us, Steve Berry, Dale Jorgenson, Emi Nakamura and Jack Triplett for helpful comments, and the BLS, NSF, and Toulouse Network for support. All errors and omissions are those of the authors and not of any of these institutions. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.