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The Monotonicity of Individual and Market Demand

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  • Quah, J-K-H

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This paper studies the interplay between two types of conditions guaranteeing the monotonicity of market demand : conditions on individual preferences and conditiosn on the distribution of income.

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Paper provided by Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford in its series Economics Papers with number 127.

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Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:nuf:econwp:127

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Keywords: DEMAND ; INCOME DISTRIBUTION;

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  1. Kannai, Yakar, 1977. "Concavifiability and constructions of concave utility functions," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 4(1), pages 1-56, March.
  2. Debreu, Gerard, 1976. "Least concave utility functions," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 121-129, July.
  3. Hildenbrand, Werner, 1983. "On the "Law of Demand."," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 51(4), pages 997-1019, July.
  4. Debreu, Gerard, 1974. "Excess demand functions," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 15-21, March.
  5. Muellbauer, John, 1976. "Community Preferences and the Representative Consumer," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 44(5), pages 979-99, September.
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  7. Polterovich, Victor & Mityushin, Leonid, 1978. "Criteria for Monotonicity of Demand Functions," MPRA Paper 20097, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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  1. Donald J. Brown & Chris Shannon, 2000. "Uniqueness, Stability, and Comparative Statics in Rationalizable Walrasian Markets," Econometrica, Econometric Society, Econometric Society, vol. 68(6), pages 1529-1540, November.
  2. Chiappori, P. -A. & Ekeland, I. & Kubler, F. & Polemarchakis, H. M., 2004. "Testable implications of general equilibrium theory: a differentiable approach," Journal of Mathematical Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(1-2), pages 105-119, February.
  3. Larsson, Lars-Göran, 2012. "On Expected Demand Functions without Utility Maximization," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 527, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  4. Donald J Brown & Caterina Calsamiglia, 2007. "Marshall's Theory of Value and the Strong Law of Demand," Levine's Bibliography 843644000000000204, UCLA Department of Economics.
  5. Juan Martínez-Legaz & John Quah, 2007. "A contribution to duality theory, applied to the measurement of risk aversion," Economic Theory, Springer, Springer, vol. 30(2), pages 337-362, February.
  6. John Quah, 2004. "The Aggregate Weak Axiom in a Financial Economy through Dominant Substitution Effects," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics 2004-W18, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  7. John Quah & Juan E. Martinez-Legaz, 2003. "Risk Aversion over Incomes and Risk Aversion over Commodities," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics 2003-W09, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  8. Larsson, Lars-Göran, 2010. "General Properties of Expected Demand Functions: Negativity (No Giffen Good) and Homogeneity - A Descriptive Non Utility Maximizing Approach," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 469, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  9. Peter Moffatt & Keith Moffatt, 2011. "Mirror utility functions and reflexion properties of various classes of goods," University of East Anglia Applied and Financial Economics Working Paper Series, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. 031, School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK..
  10. Yakar Kannai & Larry Selden, 2014. "Violation of the Law of Demand," Economic Theory, Springer, Springer, vol. 55(1), pages 1-28, January.
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  12. Michael Jerison, 2001. "Demand Dispersion, Metonymy and Ideal Panel Data," Discussion Papers, University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Economics 01-11, University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Economics.
  13. John Quah, 2001. "Comparative Statics of the Weak Axiom," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics 2001-W03, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  14. Larsson, Lars-Göran, 2009. "On the Law of Demand. - A mathematically simple descriptive approach for general probability density functions," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 396, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  15. Michael Jerison & John K.-H. Quah, 2006. "Law of Demand," Discussion Papers, University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Economics 06-07, University at Albany, SUNY, Department of Economics.
  16. Donald J. Brown & Caterina Calsamiglia, 2003. "Rationalizing and Curve-Fitting Demand Data with Quasilinear Utilities," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University 1399R, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University, revised Jul 2004.

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