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Essays in the theory and measurement of consumer behaviour [electronic resource] : in honour of Sir Richard Stone /
edited by Angus Deaton.
imprint
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
description
viii, 344 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0521225655
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imprint
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
isbn
0521225655
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
Gorman, W.M. Some Engel curves.--Johansen, L. Suggestions towards freeing systems of demand functions from a strait-jacket.--Deaton, A.S. Theoretical and empirical approaches to consumer demand under rationing.--Theil, H. and K. Laitinen. The independence transformation.--Fedorenko, N.P. and N.J. Rimashevskaya. The analysis of consumption and demand in the USSR.--Afriat, S.N. On the constructability of consistent price indices between several periods simultaneously.--Diewert, W.E. The economic theory of index numbers.--Muellbauer, J. Testing neoclassical models of the demand for consumer durables.--Hendry, D.F. and T. von Ungern-Sternberg. Liquidity and inflation effects on consumers' expenditure.--Atkinson, A.B. and N.H. Stern. On labour supply and commodity demands.--Nerlove, M. and A. Razin. Child spacing and numbers.
catalogue key
8361313
 
"Bibliography of Sir Richard Stone's works, 1936-79": p. 325-337.
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
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Main Description
The eleven papers in this volume show work in the theory and measurement of consumer behaviour. The eminent contributors offer papers ranging from theory to econometrics, from Engel curves to labour supply and fertility, and from consumer demand in England to consumer behaviour in the USSR. These papers were written and collected for this volume to honour Sir Richard Stone on the occasion of his retirement from his chair at the University of Cambridge.
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The eleven papers in this volume show work in the theory and measurement of consumer behaviour. The eminent contributors offer papers ranging from theory to econometrics, from Engel curves to labour supply and fertility, and from consumer demand in England to consumer behaviour in the USSR.
Table of Contents
The analysis of commodity demands: Introduction
Some Engel curves
Suggestions towards freeing systems of demand functions from a strait-jacket
Theoretical and empirical approaches to consumer demand under rationing
The independence transformation: a review and some further explorations
The analysis of consumption and demand in the USSR
The theory of index numbers: Introduction
On the constructability of consistent price indices between several periods simultaneously
The economic theory of index numbers: a survey
The consumption function and durable goods: Introduction
Testing neoclassical models of the demand for consumer durables
Liquidity and inflation effects on consumers' expenditure
Other aspects: fertility and labour supply: Introduction
On labour supply and commodity demands
Child spacing and numbers: an empirical analysis
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