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Economic Theory

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 367-370

First online:

Simple Utility Functions with Giffen Demand

  • Peter N. SørensenAffiliated withDepartment of Economics, University of Copenhagen Email author 

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Simple utility functions with the Giffen property are presented: locally, the demand curve for a good is upward sloping. The utility functions represent continuous, monotone, convex preferences.


Preferences Giffen good

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