Misery Index: Purpose & Calculation

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What two data points are added together to create the misery index?

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1. How often is the US unemployment rate published?

2. Which report is used to determine the inflation rate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to see what you know about the misery index. The data included in the misery index and how often the US unemployment rate is published are topics you need to know when you take the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can assess your comprehension of:

  • Why Venezuela's misery index is higher than other countries
  • A report used to determine the inflation rate
  • Information included in the basket of goods and services that make up the consumer price index
  • Data points that are combined to create the misery index

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how often the US unemployment rate is published
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Venezuela's misery index is so much higher than other countries and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the misery index

Additional Learning

Study more about this index by accessing the lesson, Misery Index: Purpose & Calculation. Some objectives you can complete include:

  • Define the misery index
  • See how the annual inflation rate is calculated
  • Identify countries that have a high misery index
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