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La teoría del consumidor: enfoques alternativos
[Consumer theory: alternative approaches]


  • Eloy, Ávalos


In this paper we present four alternative approaches to consumer theory of Hicks - Allen. Be developed revealed preference approach of Samuelson, the lexicographical preferences, the preferences of the characteristics of the goods of Lancaster and finally the focus of consumption and time allocation of Becker.

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  • Eloy, Ávalos, 2011. "La teoría del consumidor: enfoques alternativos
    [Consumer theory: alternative approaches]
    ," MPRA Paper 40860, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:40860

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    1. Adolfo Figueroa, 1996. "Teorías económicas del capitalismo," Libros PUCP / PUCP Books, Fondo Editorial - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, edition 2, number lde-1996-03.
    2. K. K. Lancaster, 2010. "A New Approach to Consumer Theory," Levine's Working Paper Archive 1385, David K. Levine.
    3. Kelvin J. Lancaster, 1966. "A New Approach to Consumer Theory," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 74, pages 132-132.
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    Preferencias reveladas; preferencias lexicográficas; bien postrero; preferencias sobre características; precio implícito; asignación del tiempo; precio total;

    JEL classification:

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


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