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Utility and Production

Theory and Applications

  • Pablo Coto-Millán

Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Introduction

    1. Pablo Coto-Millán
      Pages 1-4
  3. Utility and Consumer Demand Analysis

  4. Production and Firm Supply Analysis

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 148-148

About this book

Introduction

Grateful acknowledgement is made to CICYT (Comision Intenninisterial de Ciencia y Tecnoiogia), National Plan R+D, Projects N-TXT96-2467 and N­ TXT98-1453 for its financial support. This text presents the economic theories on Utility and Production. In addition, such theories are used to explain the real problems of consumers and firms and several studies carried out by the author are displayed. Some collaboration by other professors of Economics is mentioned in the corresponding footnotes. The responsibility for errors and omissions, however, rests entirely upon tbe author. In chapters 1 and 4 of the book try to present the theory of Utility and Production. Chapter 3 presents new functional forms and two empirical applications, on demand functions and systems. In chapters 2 and 5, the main theorems and properties presented in chapters 1 and 4 are applied. Chapter 6 presents new functional forms and two empirical applications, on production and cost functions respectively.

Keywords

CES Production Function CES-Produktionsfunktion Cobb-Douglas Cobb-Douglas-Production Function Cobb-Douglas-Produktionsfunktion Nutzen Production Function Produktion Produktionsfunktion econometrics microeconomics optimization production theory of the firm utility

Authors and affiliations

  • Pablo Coto-Millán
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of CantabriaSantanderSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-00810-2
  • Copyright Information Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 1999
  • Publisher Name Physica, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7908-1153-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-00810-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1933
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