New Insights into the Theory of Giffen Goods


ISBN: 978-3-642-21776-0 (Print) 978-3-642-21777-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-4


  3. Chapter

    Pages 5-19

    Notes on Some Theories of Giffen Behaviour

  4. Chapter

    Pages 21-38

    Exact and Useful Optimization Methods for Microeconomics

  5. Chapter

    Pages 39-52

    On the Definitions of Giffen and Inferior Goods

  6. Chapter

    Pages 53-67

    Giffen Behaviour and Strong Asymmetric Gross Substitutability

  7. Chapter

    Pages 69-88

    A Child Garden of Concrete Giffen Utility Functions: A Theoretical Review

  8. Chapter

    Pages 89-96

    On Giffen’s Paradox

  9. Chapter

    Pages 97-104

    Giffen Demand for Several Goods

  10. Chapter

    Pages 105-126

    Giffen Behavior Independent of the Wealth Level

  11. Chapter

    Pages 127-141

    A Class of Indirect Utility Functions Predicting Giffen Behaviour

  12. Chapter

    Pages 143-159

    Close Substitutes and Upward-Sloping Demand Curves

  13. Chapter

    Pages 161-171

    Lotteries and the Law of Demand