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On the validity of utility statements: standard theory versus Duesenberry's

  • Hollander, Heinz
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    Volume (Year): 45 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 227-249

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:45:y:2001:i:3:p:227-249
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