Price Cycles in Perth Petrol Markets: A Spectral Analysis
21 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Date Written: July 30, 2008
Numerous commentators have noted the tendency of retail petroleum prices to cycle. This paper undertakes a formal analysis of petroleum price cycles, using spectral analysis to uncover which cycles are most important, and regression analysis to ascertain what drives that importance.
Keywords: Retail petroleum, spectral analysis
JEL Classification: C19, D43, L81
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