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Replication data for: Price Setting in Online Markets: Basic Facts, International Comparisons, and Cross-Border Integration

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V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Gorodnichenko, Yuriy
  • Talavera, Oleksandr
Publication Date
2017-01-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We document basic facts about prices in online markets in the United States and Canada, which is a rapidly growing segment of the retail sector. Relative to prices in regular stores, prices in online markets are more flexible and exhibit stronger pass-through (60-75 percent) and faster convergence (half-life less than two months) in response to movements of the nominal exchange rate. Multiple margins of adjustment are active in the process of responding to nominal exchange rate shocks. Properties of goods, sellers, and markets are systematically related to pass-through and the speed of price adjustment for international price differentials.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.20141127 (Text)
Publications
  • Gorodnichenko, Yuriy, and Oleksandr Talavera. “Price Setting in Online Markets: Basic Facts, International Comparisons, and Cross-Border Integration.” American Economic Review 107, no. 1 (January 2017): 249–82. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20141127.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.20141127 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Gorodnichenko, Yuriy; Talavera, Oleksandr (2017): Replication data for: Price Setting in Online Markets: Basic Facts, International Comparisons, and Cross-Border Integration. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113002