It’s tough to find a real “list price” for a college tuition. According to NY Times money columnist Ron Lieber, the price charged by one school can vary considerably. Sort of like we all pay a different fare for the…
One Reason For High Hospital Prices
By looking at inflation rates for tradable and nontradable goods and services, we can identify one reason for high hospital prices.
Comparing Eggs to Bananas
By dividing the CPI into goods and services that can and cannot be traded, we can see the impact of trade on price changes.