Housing Costs in the CPI: What Are We Measuring?
Carson, G.J., David S. Johnson, and Charles Steindel. 2006. "Housing Costs in the CPI: What Are We Measuring?" Business Economics, 41(1): 59-68.
The treatment of owner-occupied housing in the Consumer Price Index has long been a subject of confusion and consternation. Thus, a session to explore the issues was organized at the National Association for Business Economics Annual Meeting in Chicago on September 26, 2005.