“Consumer, Producer and Import/Export Prices: Current Challenges in Measuring Inflation”
He will examine three measurement challenges faced by BLS in measuring inflation -- is globalization leading to overestimation of import inflation, real GDP and labor productivity; are health care price indexes overstating medical care inflation; and how can one measure the inflation experience of a targeted demographic group, such as the elderly?
Note: Registration is open through Wednesday, 2-03-11. Anyone desiring to attend after this date will just walk in at the door, but cannot be guaranteed the lunch will be available. (Please wait to check in until all prepaid or reserved people have checked in for seating)
PRESS: Please email :firstname.lastname@example.org with your attendance status and the date of attendance. It will be assumed that lunch is NOT requested. If lunch is requested, please contact me in advance, prior to the date of the event, for registration and payment instructions.
Credit Card payment is non refundable but you may substitute someone in your place for attendance.