The word "inflation" in red text among economic words in white textThe Consumer Price Index is used to calculate inflation, or the change in price of a basket of goods and services, as it impacts consumers; whereas, the Producer Price Index measures changes in selling prices, thereby expressing price changes from the perspective of the seller who produces a particular commodity.


The Center for Economic Development and Business Research is releasing a slide presentation showing the annual inflation rate for the Midwest Region of the United States over time, as well as five-year graphs depicting the change in the Producer Price Index for aircraft, crude petroleum, natural gas, slaughter livestock, sorghum and wheat.


Access this slide presentation.


Learn more about the CPI.


Learn more about the PPI.

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