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Because it is exactly equal to Konyus true cost of living index (Konyus, 1924), i.
The maximum cost of living index value for Turbat can potentially be attributed to a lot of varying factors such as the small size of the city (preventing it from benefiting from economies of scale), area/provincial bias, and the remoteness of the city.
We estimate the accumulated cost of living index in the first six months of 2008 is close to 43 percent," Nada Nehmih of Consumer Lebanon told The Daily Star.
The cost of living index is based on more than 50,000 prices covering almost 60 different items in the following categories: housing, utilities, grocery items, transportation, health care and miscellaneous goods and services.
Twenty-eight years later the price is $149, still on the low side for a b-to-b, twice-monthly, but well ahead of the increase in the cost of living index over the period.
Because the cap was tied to a cost of living index, it steadily increased to $235,840 by 1993.
The Theory of the Cost of Living Index, New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.
The five-person panel recommended Wednesday that the Labor Department develop a new Cost of Living Index to replace the CPI with a more accurate measure.
The distinction was derived through the organization's third quarter ACCRA Cost of Living Index.
05 ( ANI ): Mumbai has been rated as the world's cheapest city, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living Index.
The living wage is calculated on the cost of living index and should be a legal entitlement to all employees in both the public and private sectors.