The case is about inflation and how it is computed in the category of food price indexes. The case also covers the tracking and the value of using price data from online sources. The case extends to understanding if it was better or not to formulate inflation through a median CPI. The case provides learning stimulations through rich data sources.
Learning Objective (maximum of 500 characters): Briefly describes teaching goals of the case.
The teaching goals of the case are as follows.
Help students understand inflation
They also understand if the online price data tracks the official CPI.