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Bias in U.S. import prices and demand

Robert C. Feenstra

Bias in U.S. import prices and demand

by Robert C. Feenstra

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

    Subjects:
  • Imports -- Prices -- United States.,
  • Supply and demand.,
  • Price indexes.,
  • Imports -- United States -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert C. Feenstra, Clinton R. Shiells.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4841, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4841.
    ContributionsShiells, Clinton R., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30, [8] p. :
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22421120M

    The higher degree of stickiness in border prices in comparison to consumer prices is consistent with evidence on prices in the PPI as documented in Nakamura and Steinsson () for the U.S. and Gautier et al. () for six European countries. 14 Eichenbaum et al. () estimate reference price durations for wholesale prices from a retail Cited by: Between and we find the U.S. market experienced a series of changes that confirm the predictions of Melitz and Ottaviano (): import shares rose and U.S. firms exited, leading to a fall in markups, while product variety and welfare went up. We estimate the impacts of these effects on a national level, and find a cumulative drop of.

    One of the more important issues in applied international economics is the extent to which trade flows adjust to changes in income, relative prices, and exchange rates. In this article, we survey the literature on the empirical estimation of the demand for imports and exports for by: The American black market accounts for 10 percent of the U.S. economy, according to this crusading journalist. "When much is wrong," he writes, "much needs to be hidden." Examining this dark world for injustices, Schlosser reports that punishment is more severe in some states for selling marijuana than for killing with a gun/5().

      Kemp, Murray C., “Errors of Measurement and Bias in Estimates of Import Demand Parameters”. Economic Record, Vol. 38, , pp. – CrossRef Google ScholarCited by:   March Update: While the Corona Virus scare is punishing China's economy, the US seems to caught an economic flu, driven by media reports. But the US economic forecast in and for the next 5 years, is bolstered by strong investment, low taxes, strong consumer wealth and spending, and the fact consumers can't buy China's shut in production.


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Bias in U.S. Import Prices and Demand Robert C. Feenstra, Clinton R. Shiells Chapter in NBER book The Economics of New Goods (), Timothy F. Bresnahan and Robert J.

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Feenstra, Clinton R. Shiells. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in August NBER Program(s):International Trade and Investment The purpose of the paper is to measure the potential bias in the U.S. import price index due to the appearance of new product varieties, or new foreign suppliers, and determine the effect of this bias on the estimated.

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Lucking. U.S. import and export prices down slightly for year ending November Decem From November to NovemberU.S. import prices decreased percent and export prices decreased percent.

Import prices have not increased over the year since the 12 months ending Julywhen they were up percent. the reasons why there is no mobilization of bias in U.S.

politics. Keynesian economic policies. According to the text, the period from to when wages, productivity, and economic growth all rose together, inequality declined, and the average American's standard of living increased is called. U.S. import and export prices decline in Janu The price index for U.S.

imports decreased percent inthe largest calendar-year drop since falling percent in Export prices decreased percent, the largest calendar-year drop since the. "Bias in U.S.

Import Prices and Demand," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of New Goods, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Robert C. Feenstra & Clinton R. Shiells, " Bias in U.S. Import Prices and Demand," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of. true import price index of 28% by That fall in import prices corresponds to gains to the U.S. from increased import variety which are % of GDP in Look at other applications: Predicted and actual effects of NAFTA on Mexican exports to the U.S.

(Feenstra and. 1: The substitution bias in the consumer price index refers to the a. substitution of new prices for old prices in the CPI basket of goods and services from one year to the next. substitution by consumers of new goods for old goods c. substitution by consumers of a smaller number of high-quality goods for a larger number of low-quality goods.

Formula Bias. A few years ago, BLS researcher Marshall Reinsdorf () set out to explain a striking empirical result: the fact that CPI for many food items had grown percent faster per year than average price series calculated using the same.

Weak instruments combined with slight instrumental endogeneity can lead to a larger bias than OLS. As Nox's answer shows, the probability limit of the IV estimator is β1 + cov(z, u) / cov(z, x). When cov(z, u) ≠ 0 though small, if cov(z, x) is small, then the bias can be large.

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