Data Sets

The Center for Economic Research produces price indices at regional and national level. The data files provided on this page are EXCEL files.


City Rent Index

City Rent Index (CRI) reflects the relative rent difference in office space among cities in the continental United States. The index is based on leased postal facilities and has been made available for this purpose by special permission of the US Postal Service.


Export Price Index

The Export Price Index (EPI) is a measure of exogenous price shocks to a region’s export industries. Thus far the EPI has been used to estimate models of MSA employment demand and shown to capture exogenous demand shocks to the local economy.