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Calculating Rural-Urban Food Price Differentials from Unit Values in Household Expenditure Surveys: A Comparison with Existing Methods and A New Procedure

Amita Majumder, Ranjan Ray and Kompal Sinha.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Household Analysis. 9385 words.

While purchasing power parity (PPP) between countries has received a great deal of attention, PPP calculations within countries have received less attention. The idea that one unit of...

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House Prices and Consumer Spending

David Berger, Veronica Guerrieri, Guido Lorenzoni and Joseph Vavra.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment; Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Household Analysis. 19460 words.


Recent empirical work shows large consumption responses to house price movements. This is at odds with a prominent theoretical view which, using the...