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Cost of Living Index for the American States, 1960-2003

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Berry, William D. (Florida State University)
  • Fording, Richard C. (University of Kentucky)
  • Hanson, Russell L. (Indiana University-Bloomington)
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Cost of Living Survey Series
Publication Date
2003-01-23
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation
Language
English
Free Keywords
consumers; cost of living; economic indicators; expenses; families; households; income; twentieth century; working class
Description
  • Abstract

    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).
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1960 / 2003
    Time period: 1960--2003
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Collection Mode
  • 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.

Note
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. Funding insitution(s): National Science Foundation.
Availability
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This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 1275 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Berry, William D., Fording, Richard C., Hanson, Russell L.. An annual cost of living index for the American states, 1960-1995. Journal of Politics.62, (2), 550-567.2000.

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Berry, William D.; Fording, Richard C.; Hanson, Russell L. (2003): Cost of Living Index for the American States, 1960-2003. Version 1. Cost of Living Survey Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01275.v1