The results of the cost-of-living index
, which the R&D center of Kamu-Sen announces each month regularly, have revealed that inflation weighed down on Turkish civil servants and other spheres of the public a bit more," Koncuk said.
The gradual neglect that took place during the 1920s and early 1930s became painfully obvious on March 20, 1933--just 16 days after President Franklin Roosevelt took office--when Congress passed the Economy Act of 1933, requiring a 15-percent reduction in federal salaries, on the basis of a morethan-20-percent decrease in the BLS cost-of-living index
Specifically, the concept of a cost-of-living index
is now used as an organizing principle for making decisions concerning the production of the CPI.
Many such savings caps are not changing this year because the increase in the cost-of-living index
fell below the statutory thresholds that otherwise would trigger their adjustment.
information for selected cities is also included in the Salary Guide.
Under the April pact, Toone receives annual pay increases equal to the cost-of-living index
Poverty lines for rural and metropolitan areas must be based on area-specific cost-of-living index
But the important question should not be whether it is possible to construct a perfect index, but rather whether techniques are available for creating a monthly cost-of-living index
that would represent an improvement over the CPI as currently constructed.
Consumer Price Index, there is no official cost-of-living index
for local communities.
The Stigler Committee endorsed the view that, to serve most of its uses, a cost-of-living index
(COLI) is needed.
This question is at the heart of a cost-of-living index
That's because the commission's recommendations, which include ideas for creating a truer cost-of-living index
, have significant budgetary implications.
theory was developed independently by English-language economists in the early 1930's.
Summary: The April cost-of-living index
has risen 1.
For most limitations, the increase in the cost-of-living index
met the statutory thresholds that trigger their adjustment.