Letters to the Editor

September 10, 2013 12:00 AM

Letters to the editor on cost of living, Syria

The government consumer price index is based 41 percent on housing, 15 percent on food and 5 percent on gas as the three major costs in your life. An alternative price index that tracks goods frequently used by consumers (not including housing) is the everyday price index, which is tracked by the American Institute for Economic Research.

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