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Illusory Price Increases after the Euro Changeover in Germany: An Expectancy-Consistent Bias

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  • Eva Traut-Mattausch
  • Tobias Greitemeyer
  • Dieter Frey
  • Stefan Schulz-Hardt

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  • Eva Traut-Mattausch & Tobias Greitemeyer & Dieter Frey & Stefan Schulz-Hardt, 2007. "Illusory Price Increases after the Euro Changeover in Germany: An Expectancy-Consistent Bias," Journal of Consumer Policy, Springer, vol. 30(4), pages 421-434, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jcopol:v:30:y:2007:i:4:p:421-434
    DOI: 10.1007/s10603-007-9049-y
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    1. Greitemeyer, Tobias & Schulz-Hardt, Stefan & Traut-Mattausch, Eva & Frey, Dieter, 2005. "The influence of price trend expectations on price trend perceptions: Why the Euro seems to make life more expensive?," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 26(4), pages 541-548, August.
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    4. Rob Ranyard, 2007. "Euro Stories: The Irish Experience of Currency Change," Journal of Consumer Policy, Springer, vol. 30(4), pages 313-322, December.

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