The Billion Prices Project

The BPP was an academic initiative founded in 2008 by Alberto Cavallo at Harvard and Roberto Rigobon at MIT. It is no longer active, but its initiatives continue through PriceStats (inflation measurement) and the HBS Pricing Lab (academic research)

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A private company that produces daily inflation and PPP indicators in over 25 countries.

HBS Pricing Lab

The HBS Pricing Lab conducts academic research on firm-level pricing decisions and their impact on the economy.

Inflacion Verdadera

No longer active, this was the original project to measure inflation in Argentina (and later Venezuela).

For daily inflation data visit PriceStats