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“The back story on front page economics.” These accessible essays cover the basics of economic topics, with a separate version for use in the classroom. Special “Focus on Finance” essays cover personal finance.


(Posted 2015-10-01)

What’s in Your Market Basket? Why Your Inflation Rate Might Differ from the Average

by Scott A. Wolla

Does it feel like your dollars go as far as they used to? If not, how does that mesh when reports say inflation rates are lower than average? The October issue of Page One Economics explains the disconnect between what you might experience as a consumer and what the data show.

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