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Local Costs of Distribution, International Trade Costs and Micro Evidence on the Law of One Price

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  • Rahul Giri

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percent of the variation in that dispersion. The magnitude of trade costs and local distribution costs is consistent with the price dispersion observed for an average retail product, but the heterogeneity in trade costs, and in distribution costs, cannot account for observed heterogeneity in the dispersion of law of one price deviations.

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  • Rahul Giri, 2009. "Local Costs of Distribution, International Trade Costs and Micro Evidence on the Law of One Price," 2009 Meeting Papers 652, Society for Economic Dynamics.
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    • F11 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Neoclassical Models of Trade
    • F15 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Economic Integration

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