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Food Price Dynamics and Price Adjustment in the EU

Steve McCorriston

Abstract

This book addresses the important issue of food prices across EU Member States. Although recent attention has focused on events on world commodity markets following the spikes in world prices in 2007–08 and 2011, comparatively little attention has been focused on food price dynamics at the retail level. The contributions to this book address the characteristics of retail food price behaviour and the nature and drivers of price transmission across the EU. First, it reports the characteristics of retail food inflation across the EU and the extent to which it differs from non-food inflation. Seco ... More

Keywords: retail price dynamics, food inflation, price transmission, competition, scanner data

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198732396
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732396.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Steve McCorriston, editor
Professor of Agricultural Economics, University of Exeter Business School