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Why are retail prices in Japan so high? Evidence from German export prices

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  • Knetter, Michael M.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal International Journal of Industrial Organization.

    Volume (Year): 15 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 5 (August)
    Pages: 549-572

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:15:y:1997:i:5:p:549-572

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    1. Takatoshi Ito & Masayoshi Maruyama, 1990. "Is the Japanese Distribution System Really Inefficient?," NBER Working Papers 3306, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Knetter, Michael M, 1994. "Did the Strong Dollar Increase Competition in U.S. Product Markets?," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 76(1), pages 192-95, February.
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    5. Knetter, Michael M, 1989. "Price Discrimination by U.S. and German Exporters," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 79(1), pages 198-210, March.
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    1. Odagiri, Tokumi & Riethmuller, Paul, 2000. "Japan's Large Scale Retail Store Law: a cause of concern for food exporters?," Agricultural Economics, Blackwell, vol. 22(1), pages 55-65, January.
    2. Festus Ebo Turkson, . "Logistics and Bilateral Exports in Developing Countries: A Multiplicative Form Estimation of the Logistics Augmented Gravity Equation," Discussion Papers 11/06, University of Nottingham, CREDIT.
    3. Charles Engel, 1999. "Accounting for U.S. Real Exchange Rate Changes," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 107(3), pages 507-538, June.
    4. James E. Anderson & Eric van Wincoop, 2004. "Trade Costs," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 593, Boston College Department of Economics.
    5. Martin Falk & Rahel Falk, 2000. "Pricing to Market of German Exporters: Evidence from Panel Data," Empirica, Springer, vol. 27(1), pages 21-46, March.

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