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Giffen behavior independent of the wealth level

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  • Junko Doi
  • Kazumichi Iwasa
  • Koji Shimomura

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  • Junko Doi & Kazumichi Iwasa & Koji Shimomura, 2009. "Giffen behavior independent of the wealth level," Economic Theory, Springer;Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory (SAET), vol. 41(2), pages 247-267, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:joecth:v:41:y:2009:i:2:p:247-267
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    3. Kazuyuki Sasakura, 2016. "Slutsky Revisited: A New Decomposition of the Price Effect," Italian Economic Journal: A Continuation of Rivista Italiana degli Economisti and Giornale degli Economisti, Springer;Società Italiana degli Economisti (Italian Economic Association), vol. 2(2), pages 253-280, July.
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    6. Massimiliano Landi, 2012. "Single Peakedness and Giffen Demand," Working Papers 02-2012, Singapore Management University, School of Economics.
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    Keywords

    Giffen behavior; Utility function; Standard of living; Expenditure share; D01; D11;
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    JEL classification:

    • D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
    • D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory

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