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In Spain inflation is computed with a basket.. a clear basket ... fromt hem you can get those that everyone needs... but every decade or so the basket must be changed...

Surprisingly a lot of people consider that the real inflation ahs no relation with this basket of items....

IN spain for example I wonder if the price of apaprtments are included... and more importantly.. what is the weight of it..

So it is not onlyt he basket but how mcuh weight you give to each price.. Since foods expenditures ahs disminished with years inlfation is kept very low.. while otehr aspects of ligfe icnrease a lot and are wighed out..

I also guess you can get the basket chosen in the standarized inflation of the europe union .. and the corresponding weight of each item.

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I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact. Levi-Strauss, Claude

by kcurie on Wed Oct 10th, 2007 at 06:14:25 PM EST

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