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Petrol Price Asymmetries Revisited

Reilly, B and Witt, R (1998) Petrol Price Asymmetries Revisited Energy Economics, 20 (3). pp. 297-308.

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An error correction model is fitted to monthly data on net retail prices for the United Kingdom over the period January 1982 to June 1995 in order to examine the short-run response of retail petrol prices to changes in input costs and the exchange rate. The hypothesis of a symmetric response by petrol retailers to crude price rises and falls is rejected by the data over the period examined. A similar hypothesis in regard to the exchange rate is also rejected by the data.

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Date : 1998
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