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Asymmetric price transmission along the food marketing chain: A focus on the recent price war

Chouaib Jouf

No 2020-1, EconomiX Working Papers from University of Paris Nanterre, EconomiX

Abstract: This paper investigates the price transmission along the food marketing chain in France. We focus on this transmission at the upstream and downstream levels during the so-called "price war" waged by the retailers in the French market. To this aim, we rely on an asymmetric cointegration approach: the Nonlinear Autoregressive Distributed Lag (NARDL) model. We find that although the asymmetric price transmission is effective along the French food marketing chain, it is more pronounced at the downstream level, illustrating that agri-food companies are the main losers of the recent war price in the food sector.

Keywords: Food sector; Price transmission; Asymmetry; Nonlinear ARDL model (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C13 C22 Q11 Q13 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 35 pages
Date: 2020
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-agr, nep-com, nep-mkt and nep-ore
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