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Cost of Living Index for the American States, 1960-2003 (ICPSR 1275) RSS

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Summary:

The authors constructed a state cost of living index for the 48 continental United States, measured annually for the period 1960 through 2003 (to update an index for 1960-1995 introduced in the authors' May 2000 Journal of Politics article).

Series: Cost of Living Survey Series

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  • These data are flagged as replication datasets and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

  • These data are freely available.

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Citation

Berry, William D., Richard C. Fording, and Russell L. Hanson. Cost of Living Index for the American States, 1960-2003. ICPSR01275-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2003-01-23. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01275.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   consumers, cost of living, economic indicators, expenses, families, households, income, twentieth century, working class

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1960--2003

Data Collection Notes:

File submitted is statecpi2003.zip which includes readme2003.pdf which has full description of the zipped file. These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigators if further information is desired.

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Version History:

  • 2005-03-15 The file readme2003.pdf has replaced the file readme.pdf, the file method notes 2003 index.pdf has replaced the file method notes 2000 index.pdf, and the file state cpi 1960-2003.xls has replaced the file state cpi 1960-2000.xls.

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