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General Properties of Expected Demand Functions: Negativity (No Giffen Good) and Homogeneity - A Descriptive Non Utility Maximizing Approach

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  • Larsson, Lars-Göran

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In this paper we assume that choice of commodities at the individual (household) level is made in the budget set and that the choice can be described by a probability density function. We prove that negativity (()0xExp

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  • 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 469, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:hhs:gunwpe:0469
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    Keywords

    Negativity (No Giffen good) and other properties of consumer demand functions; Microeconomics; Consumer theory; Consumer behaviour; Choice described in random terms; Expected individual and market demand;

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    • C60 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - General
    • D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
    • D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory

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