Japan Micro Price

Proprietary data:
No
Period:
2000 - 2006
Frequency:
Monthly
Number of goods:
84
Country:
Japan
Spreadsheet:
Japan data spreadsheet
Research papers:
2

Citing the Data


This archive was developed by Mario J. Crucini, Mototsugu Shintani and Takayuki Tsuruga. Users of the archive are requested to cite the following article:

Crucini M, Shintani M, Tsuruga T. 2010. “The Law of One Price without the Border: The Role of Distance versus Sticky Prices.” Economic Journal 120(544): pp. 462-480.


Acknowledgements


Mario Crucini, Mototsugu Shintani and Christopher Telmer gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the National Science Foundation (SES-0524868).


Description


The Japanese price data is a monthly panel covering the period 2000:M1-2006:M12 (84 months). There are 71 cities and 689 goods.


Research papers referencing current micro price data:

  1. Parsley, David C, and Wei, Shang-Jin:  Explaining the border effect: the role of exchange rate variability, shipping costs, and geography - 2001
  2. Crucini M, Shintani M, Tsuruga T:  The Law of One Price without the Border: The Role of Distance versus Sticky Prices - 2010

Cities in current dataset:


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