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Restaurant Prices and the Mexican Peso

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  • Thomas M Fullerton Jr

    (University of Texas at El Paso)

  • Roberto Coronado

    (Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas)

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International restaurant franchise price data are used to examine purchasing power parity and the behavior of the Mexican peso. Sample data are from El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. A battery of statistical tests indicate that the price ratio and the exchange rate are statistically different from each other, but correlated.

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  • Thomas M Fullerton Jr & Roberto Coronado, 2004. "Restaurant Prices and the Mexican Peso," International Finance 0403004, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Purchasing power parity; restaurant prices; Mexico;
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