What’s Driving Inflation? Our New Data Page Gives a Detailed Look

Knowing why inflation changes in any given month requires looking beyond the headline number. As part of our work to disentangle the key drivers of inflation, our recent SF Fed Blog introduces the new Economic Research data page, PCE Inflation Contributions from Goods and Services.

The blog by Hamza Abdelrahman, Adam Shapiro, and Aren Yalcin describes how this new page adds to the other research currently available through our data and indicators pages.

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (SF Fed) serves the public by promoting a healthy, sustainable economy, and supporting the nation’s financial and payment systems. With offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Portland and Phoenix, the Bank serves the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes one-fifth of the nation’s population and represents the world’s fourth-largest economy. As part of the nation’s central bank, the SF Fed informs monetary policy, regulates banks, administers certain consumer protection laws and acts as a financial partner to the U.S. government.