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pypm install uscpi

How to install UsCpi

  1. Download and install ActivePython
  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install uscpi
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version 0.4.0 on Mar 20th, 2013

Tools for parsing the latest US Consumer Price Index

To install:

pip install UsCpi


easy_install UsCpi


In python:

from uscpi import UsCpi
cpi = UsCpi() # downloads the latest CPI data

# $100 in 2012 is worth how much in 1980?
cpi.value_with_inflation(100, 2012, 1980)

or command line:

$: python uscpi/__init__.py [filename]

The command line version will output a CSV file of the latest US Consumer Price Index, taken from the this site: http://www.bls.gov/cpi/#tables

This tool also comes with an inflation calculator as demonstrated in the python example above.

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Last updated Mar 20th, 2013

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