Replication data for: The Billion Prices Project: Using Online Prices for Measurement and Research

Roberto Rigobon & Alberto Cavallo
A large and growing share of retail prices all over the world are posted online on the websites of retailers. This is a massive and (until recently) untapped source of retail price information. Our objective with the Billion Prices Project, created at MIT in 2008, is to experiment with these new sources of information to improve the computation of traditional economic indicators, starting with the Consumer Price Index. We also seek to understand whether online...
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