Signalling to whom? Conspicuous spending and the local density of the social group income distribution
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KeywordsConspicuous consumption; Signaling; Status; South Africa; Income distribution;
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search; Learning; Information and Knowledge; Communication; Belief; Unawareness
- J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
- O12 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Microeconomic Analyses of Economic Development
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- NEP-LTV-2013-02-08 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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