Are internet prices sticky?

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Patrick Lünnemann; Ladislav Wintr;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Frankfurt a. M.: European Central Bank (ECB)
  • Subject: Preisrigidität | Frankreich | E31 | USA | Deutschland | Großbritannien | Online-Handel | Price stickiness, Internet, price setting behaviour | Price stickiness | price setting behaviour | L11 | Italien | Internet, price setting behaviour, Price stickiness | Internet
    • jel: jel:E31 | jel:L11
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper studies the behaviour of Internet prices. It compares price rigidities on the Internet and in traditional brick-and-mortar stores and provides a cross-country perspective. The data set covers a broad range of items typically sold over the Internet. It include... View more
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    DE FR IT UK US Total [%] 2.7 3.1 3.8 2.1 2.5 of which due to price change reversion:

    [% pts] 0.4 0.5 1.0 0.3 0.5 Frequency of price change reversion as a share of total frequency of price change:

    [%] 13.9 16.1 25.6 12.0 21.5 5. U.S. Census Bureau (2005): “Quarterly Retail E-Commerce Sales 3rd Quarter 2005”.

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