Price convergence in the EMU? Evidence from micro data

@inproceedings{Fischer2012PriceCI,
  title={Price convergence in the EMU? Evidence from micro data},
  author={Christoph Alexander Fischer},
  year={2012}
}
The establishment of European monetary union (EMU) was widely expected to cause price convergence among member states. In an investigation of this claim, the present study avoids problems of comparability and representativeness by using an extremely detailed and comprehensive scanner database on washing machine prices and sales volumes for 17 European countries. A hedonic regression yields country-specific time series for quality-adjusted price differentials. Statistically and economically… CONTINUE READING
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