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Cross-border commuting and consuming: an empirical investigation

Thomas Mathä (), Michael Ziegelmeyer () and Alessandro Porpiglia

No 1661, Working Paper Series from European Central Bank

Abstract: This paper analyses empirically how cross-border consumption varies across product and services categories and across household characteristics. It focuses on the part of cross-border sales that arise due to work-related cross-border crossings; it analyses the cross-border consumption behaviour of cross-border commuter households residing in Belgium, France and Germany and working in Luxembourg. In total, it is estimated that these households spend JEL Classification: F15, R12, R23, J61

Keywords: commuting; consumption; cross-border shopping; expenditure; households (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014-03
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