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Why don"t prices rise during periods of peak demand?

Judith A. Chevalier

Why don"t prices rise during periods of peak demand?

evidence from scanner data

by Judith A. Chevalier

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food prices -- Chicago -- Illinois.,
  • Demand (Economic theory) -- Chicago -- Illinois.,
  • Grocery trade -- Chicago -- Illinois.,
  • Business cycles.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJudith A. Chevalier, Anil K. Kashyap, Peter E. Rossi.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 7981, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 7981.
    ContributionsKashyap, A. K., Rossi, Peter E. 1955-, National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22410826M

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Why don"t prices rise during periods of peak demand? by Judith A. Chevalier Download PDF EPUB FB2

Why don't prices rise during periods of peak demand. Evidence from scanner data Introduction In a standard perfectly competitive model, positive demand shocks result in either no change or an increase in prices.

There is a growing body of evidence that retail prices do not obey the standard model and that prices fall in periods of high total File Size: KB. We find that prices fall on average during seasonal demand peaks for a product, largely due to changes in retail margins.

Retail margins for specific goods fall during peak demand periods for that good, even if these periods do not coincide with aggregate demand peaks for Cited by:   Why Don't Prices Rise During Periods of Peak Demand.

Evidence from Scanner Data by Judith A. Chevalier, Anil K. Kashyap and Peter E. Rossi. Published in vol issue 1, pages of American Economic Review, MarchAbstract: We examine retail and wholesale prices for a large superma.

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Why Don’t Prices Rise During Periods of Peak Demand. Evidence from Scanner Data By JUDITH A. CHEVALIER,ANIL KKASHYAP, AND PETER E.

ROSSI* We examine retail and wholesale prices for a large supermarket chain over seven and one-half years. We find that prices fall on average during seasonal demand. Published: Chevalier, Judity A., Anil K. Kashyap and Peter E. Rossi.

"Why Don't Prices Rise During Periods Of Peak Demand. Evidence From Scanner Data," American Economic Review,v93(1,Mar), citation courtesy of. Users who downloaded this paper also downloaded* these. Get this from a library. Why don't prices rise during periods of peak demand?: evidence from scanner data.

[Judith A Chevalier; A K Kashyap; Peter E Rossi; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: We examine the retail prices and wholesale prices of a large supermarket chain in Chicago over seven and one-half years.

We show that prices tend to fall during the. There are a number of empirical papers on this topic that document The fact that retail prices tend to fall during periods of peak demand (see Warner.

aggregate demand peaks occur during holiday periods. Thus, these theories predict a fall in retail markups during the Christmas holiday but have no prediction for the prices of goods whose demand idiosyncratically peaks during a period of low or average overall demand at the supermarket.

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This generally means that staff members may need to work 15% to 25% longer to ensure on-time delivery during periods of peak demand. So when there is more demand, there is more "money chasing goods" and the prices have to rise and you end up with demand-pull inflation.

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Across the United States, peak demand charges are one of the most expensive parts of the total utility bill. In peak phase, there is a gradual decrease in the demand of various products due to increase in the prices of input.

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