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Heterogeneous car buyers: A stylized fact

Ana Aizcorbe (), Benjamin Bridgman () and Jeremy Nalewaik

Economics Letters, 2010, vol. 109, issue 1, 50-53

Abstract: We analyze quarterly data on light vehicle sales and buyer income to show that both prices and the income of buyers fall over the model year. The result is relevant to determining the rate of quality improvement of goods.

Keywords: Price; skimming; Quality; change (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2010
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