Non Utility Maximizing Behaviour: Probabilistic Choice in a Budget Set “Box”. Properties of Expected Demand Functions
AbstractIn this paper we use some(even a convex) probabilistic frequency functions in two choice variables defined over the budget set” box” and calculate the expected demand to study its properties The expected demands have own price negativity , are normal goods and are homogeneous of degree zero*. The detailed properties of deterministic demand functions can be replaced with similar properties for some expected demand functions the latter found with fewer and behaviourally less restrictive assumptions. To assume a deterministic utility function to be maximized is more restrictive in a behavioural sense than assuming random choice between some boundaries.
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Date of creation: 18 Mar 2008
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Non-maximising behaviour; Bounded rationality; Random choice; Expected demand;
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- NEP-ALL-2008-03-25 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2008-03-25 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-UPT-2008-03-25 (Utility Models & Prospect Theory)
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