Essays in the Theory and Measurement of Consumer Behaviour: In Honour of Sir Richard Stone

Essays in the Theory and Measurement of Consumer Behaviour: In Honour of Sir Richard Stone

by Angus Deaton
     
 

The eleven papers in this volume show work in the theory and measurement of consumer behaviour.See more details below

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The eleven papers in this volume show work in the theory and measurement of consumer behaviour.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521067553
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/10/2008
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The analysis of commodity demands: Introduction; 1. Some Engel curves W. M. Gorman; 2. Suggestions towards freeing systems of demand functions from a strait-jacket L. Johansen; 3. Theoretical and empirical approaches to consumer demand under rationing A. S. Deaton; 4. The independence transformation: a review and some further explorations H. Theil and K. Laitinen; 5. The analysis of consumption and demand in the USSR N. P. Fedorenko and N. J. Rimasheskaya; Part II: The theory of index numbers: Introduction; 6. On the constructability of consistent price indices between several periods simultaneously S. N. Afriat; 7. The economic theory of index numbers: a survey W. E. Diewert; Part III. The consumption function and durable goods: Introduction; 8. Testing neoclassical models of the demand for consumer durables J. Muellbauer; 9. Liquidity and inflation effects on consumers' expenditure D. F. Hendry and T. Von Ungern Sternberg; Part IV. Other aspects: fertility and labour supply: Introduction; 10. On labour supply and commodity demands A. B. Atkinson and N. H. Stern; 11. Child spacing and numbers: an empirical analysis M. Nerlove and A. Razin.

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