Australia Has the World’s Best Petrol Price Data: FuelWatch and FuelCheck
17 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2018
Date Written: September 10, 2018
This article introduces two retail fuel price databases in Australia, FuelWatch and FuelCheck. Each dataset consists of a complete panel of station-level prices over time and across stations, and they are available for public access via web download. We provide background on how the two databases were established, describe their data generating processes, overview some existing studies that utilise these data, and provide suggestions for future potential use.
Keywords: Real Time Price Data; Retail Gasoline/Petrol; Cost Passthrough; Market Power; Strategic Behavior
JEL Classification: L11; L12; L41; D83
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