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Revealed preference tests for consistency with weakly separable indirect utility

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  • James Swofford

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  • Per Hjertstrand & James Swofford, 2012. "Revealed preference tests for consistency with weakly separable indirect utility," Theory and Decision, Springer, vol. 72(2), pages 245-256, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:theord:v:72:y:2012:i:2:p:245-256
    DOI: 10.1007/s11238-010-9226-3
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    Keywords

    Revealed preference; Indirect utility; Weak separability; C60; D11; D12;
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    JEL classification:

    • C60 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - General
    • D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis

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