Heterogeneity in Consumer Price Stickiness: A Microeconometric Investigation
Denis Fougere (),
Hervé Le Bihan () and
Working papers from Banque de France
This paper examines heterogeneity in price stickiness using a large, original, set of individual price data collected at the retail level for the computation of the French CPI. To that end, we estimate, at a very high level of disaggregation, competing-risks duration models that distinguish between price increases, price decreases and product replacements. The main .ndings are the following: i) cross-product and cross-outlet-type heterogeneity in both the shape of the hazard function and the impact of covariates is pervasive ii) at the product-outlet type level, the baseline hazard function of a price spell is non-decreasing iii) there is strong evidence of state-dependence, especially for price increases.
Keywords: Sticky prices; Heterogeneity; Hazard function; Duration models. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E31 C41 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: Heterogeneity in Consumer Price Stickiness: A Microeconometric Investigation (2007)
Working Paper: Heterogeneity in consumer price stickiness. A microeconometric investigation (2007)
Working Paper: Heterogeneity in Consumer Price Stickiness: A Microeconometric Investigation (2006)
Working Paper: Heterogeneity in Consumer Price Stickiness: A Microeconometric Investigation (2005)
Working Paper: Heterogeneity in consumer price stickiness: a microeconometric investigation (2005)
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