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Apr 1st, 2009

Adjusting Prices for Inflation

How do we calculate “real” prices, adjusting for inflation? This resource shows how use monthly price data of a commodity and a monthly consumer price index (CPI) to adjust prices for inflation. The result is a set of real prices that show the trends in the commodity price after removing the effect of general inflation.