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Revealed Price Preference: Theory and Stochastic Testing

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  • Rahul Deb
  • Yuichi Kitamura
  • John Quah
  • Joerg Stoye

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We develop a model of demand where consumers trade-off the utility of consumption against the disutility of expenditure. This model is appropriate whenever a consumer's demand over a strict subset of all available goods is being analyzed. Data sets consistent with this model are characterized by the absence of revealed preference cycles over prices. The model is readily generalized to the random utility setting, for which we develop nonparametric statistical tests. Our application on national household consumption data provides support for the model.

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  • Rahul Deb & Yuichi Kitamura & John Quah & Joerg Stoye, 2017. "Revealed Price Preference: Theory and Stochastic Testing," Working Papers tecipa-582, University of Toronto, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:tor:tecipa:tecipa-582
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    1. Forges, Françoise & Minelli, Enrico, 2009. "Afriat's theorem for general budget sets," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 144(1), pages 135-145, January.
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    1. Victor H. Aguiar & Roberto Serrano, 2018. "Cardinal Revealed Preference, Price-Dependent Utility, and Consistent Binary Choice," Working Papers 2018-3, Brown University, Department of Economics.

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    Keywords

    revealed preference; random utility; nonparametric testing; nonseparability; welfare analysis; moment selection;

    JEL classification:

    • D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory
    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General

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