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The economics of Thanksgiving

The cost of a Thanksgiving Dinner is declining. Image: REUTERS/Brian Snyder

John McKenna

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The average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner is the cheapest it has been since 2010. Image: American Farm Bureau Federation
Monthly price of Turkeys in the US Image: Bureau of Labor Statistics
While turkeys will be cheaper overall for this year’s Thanksgiving, there are wide variations in prices across the US. Image: U.S. Department of Agriculture

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While the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner may be falling, the overall cost of the holiday is increasing. Image: Lendedu
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