Definition of cost-of-living index in English:
Former term for consumer price index.
- Billions of dollars are at stake, and large political constituencies influence and are influenced by choices of indices such as a cost-of-living index.
- The first is its challenge to the view that a cost-of-living index should be the concept underlying the Consumer Price Index.
- Therefore, Table 2 contains additional versions employing a state cost-of-living index.
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