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Introdução à Teoria do Consumidor


  • Vieira Pedro Cosme Costa

    (Faculdade de Economia do Porto)


Este texto é uma primeira parte de um curso de micro-economia pensado em 2 semestres a leccionar num curso de Economia ou Gestão, escrito em Português. Também é indicado a pessoas graduadas em engenharia. Está dividido em quatro capítulos. O primeiro é introdutório. O segundo trata da decisão do consumidor maximizador de uma função de utilidade cardinal. O terceiro capítulo introduz a função de utilidade ordinal. O quarto capítulo trata do mercado e faz a ponte para a decisão dos produtores. A teoria é matematizada mas auxiliada por 59 figuras e alguns exercícios.

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  • Vieira Pedro Cosme Costa, 2005. "Introdução à Teoria do Consumidor," Microeconomics 0501002, EconWPA, revised 06 Jan 2005.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmi:0501002
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    1. Link, Albert N, 1980. "Firm Size and Efficient Entrepreneurial Activity: A Reformulation of the Schumpeter Hypothesis," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 88(4), pages 771-782, August.
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    5. Schultz, Theodore W, 1975. "The Value of the Ability to Deal with Disequilibria," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 827-846, September.
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    Ensino da microeconomia; um semestre; manual em português;

    JEL classification:

    • D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
    • D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
    • D3 - Microeconomics - - Distribution
    • D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design


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