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What does CEX stand for?

CEX stands for Consumer Expenditure Survey

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The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) effectively estimates change in net wealth at the household level, compared with the Flow of Funds Accounts; however, results show that the CE does not accurately measure wealth changes at the aggregate national level The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) tracks the value of assets and liabilities for a large rotating sample of American households.
An ERS analysis of the 2003 Consumer Expenditure Survey looked at how small adjustments to lower income households' buying power would affect their food spending, Households earning below 130 percent of the poverty line spent less money than other households on several types of foods bought for at-home consumption, including beef, dairy products, fruit, vegetables, bread and other baked goods, and frozen prepared foods, For example, these households spent 23 percent less on fruit and 17 percent less on vegetables than wealthier households.
The authors propose to study the differences and similarities in the income definitions used in the IRS Statistics of Income program, the Census Bureau Current Population Survey, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Expenditure Survey and present them in a form useful to economists trying to use these different data series.
The market basket, a selected sample of goods and services purchased by consumers in all urban areas, is collated from National Consumer Expenditure Surveys, which are answered annually by 30,000 families.