OSHR 1384 - Unlocking the Mystery and Importance of the Consumer Price Index

  • Noncredit
  • Fort Collins

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

What is the Consumer Price Index? What are its various forms? Why is it important, especially in affecting annual cost of living adjustments (COLA) for retirees under Social Security? How, when and where is it measured or estimated?

These and related questions will be explored throughout the course of this class.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.