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Source: American Enterprise Institute
Published: January 2020

22 Years of price changes

Circulated: March 12, 2020

During the most recent 22-year period from January 1998 to December 2019, the overall inflation among a selected basket of US consumer goods and services increased by 59.6%. The chart displays the relative price increases over for 14 selected consumer goods and services, and for average hourly earnings (wages).

Hospital services +220%

College tuition +188%

College textbooks +179%

TVs -97.6%

Toys -75.5%

Software -71.0%

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