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There is No Away: Where Do People Go When They Avoid an Interpersonal Conflict?

Dale Hample & Jessica Marie Hample

On What States Do Prices Depend? Answers from Ecuador

Craig Benedict, Mario J. Crucini & Anthony Landry
In this paper, we argue that differences in the cost structures across sectors play an important role in firms’ decisions to adjust their prices. We develop a menu-cost model of pricing in which retail firms intermediate trade between producers and consumers. An important facet of our analysis is that the labor-cost share of retail production differs across goods and services in the consumption basket. For example, the price of gasoline at the retail pump is...

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