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Bank of England urged to include housing in inflation targets

The Bank of England is likely to be asked to target a new inflation measure after an independent review commissioned by the UK Statistics Authority yesterday recommended scrapping  the consumer prices index (CPI) as the headline gauge of rises in the cost of living.
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The article cites Paul Johnson, Director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Fraser Graham's curator insight, March 11, 2016 7:23 AM

The article cites Paul Johnson, Director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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Scrap ‘flawed’ RPI, urges Institute for Fiscal Studies

Scrap ‘flawed’ RPI, urges Institute for Fiscal Studies | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Retail price index should be replaced with the CPI measure but IFS boss issues call to find even more accurate ways to gauge inflation
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The article cites Paul Johnson, Director of the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies.

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