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Consumption Takes Time
Implications for Economic Theory





ISBN 9780415406383
Published August 1, 2006 by Routledge
180 Pages

 
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Standard economic theory of consumer behaviour considers consumers' preferences, their incomes and commodity prices to be the determinants of consumption. However, consumption takes time and no consumer has more - or less - than 168 hours per week. This simple fact is almost invisible in standard theory, and takes the centre stage in this book.

Table of Contents

1. Consumption takes time
2. Zurück Zu Gossen
3. Further explanatory analysis
4. Welfare economics
5. Activities rather than wants

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