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Cost Pass-Through in the Swedish Coffee Market

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Title: Cost Pass-Through in the Swedish Coffee Market
Authors: Durevall, Dick
Issue Date: Mar-2017
Extent: 40
Publication type: report
Organization: Dept. of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
Keywords: Coffee market
Market power
Market shares
Abstract: Cost pass-through to retail prices shows how changes in marginal costs are allocated between producers and consumers, and it is therefore closely related to market structure and competition. This paper uses Swedish data on coffee products at the barcode level to evaluate pass-through from the cost of green coffee beans, the main marginal cost, to the retail price of roasted and ground coffee. First long-run cost pass-through is estimated for each product, and then regression is used to analyse ... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL: L11, L13, L89
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