The Resource Income, saving, and the theory of consumer behavior

Income, saving, and the theory of consumer behavior

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Income, saving, and the theory of consumer behavior
Title
Income, saving, and the theory of consumer behavior
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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1918-2009
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Duesenberry, James S.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HB801
LC item number
.D8 1949
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
280.12
NAL item number
D86
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Harvard economic studies
Series volume
v. 87
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Income
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Income
  • Sparen
  • Consumentengedrag
  • Épargne et investissement
  • Consommateurs
  • Theorie
  • Verbraucherverhalten
Label
Income, saving, and the theory of consumer behavior
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Publication
Note
"Under the title 'The consumption function ̓the original version of this book was submitted as a doctoral dissertation at the University of Michigan in February 1948."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [117]-124
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Introduction -- Part II: THE EMPIRICAL BASIS OF THE THEORY OF CONSUMERS' CHOICE -- Conceptual schemes and reality -- Preference systems and their empirical basis -- The independence postulate in utility theory -- Conclusion -- Part III. A REFORMULATION OF THE THEORY OF SAVING -- The need for a new departure -- Nature of consumption choices -- The process of choice -- The drive toward higher consumption -- The social significance of consumption -- Intertemporal choices -- Stability of equilibrium -- Constancy of the savings ratio -- The role of population growth -- The distribution of income -- Conclusions -- Part IV. A THEORY VERSUS THE FACTS -- Income Aspiration and social status -- Negro and white savings -- Savings and income in individual cities -- Long period variations in saving -- New consumers' products -- Urbanization -- The age distribution of the population -- Income distribution -- The rate of growth of income -- Interest rates and expectations -- Changes in time preference -- Conclusions -- Part V. SHORT RUN FLUCTUATIONS IN SAVING -- Methods of testing aggregate hypotheses -- Saving dependent on past as well as current income -- Secular and cyclical movements of the savings ratio -- Part VI. THE IMPLICATIONS OF INTERDEPENDENT PREFERENCES -- Some welfare considerations -- The growth of demand -- Part VII. CONCLUSIONS -- Summary -- Quailifcation -- Saving and the business cycle theory
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Lccn
49050134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
diagrams
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00169231
  • (OCoLC)ocm00169231
Label
Income, saving, and the theory of consumer behavior
Publication
Note
"Under the title 'The consumption function ̓the original version of this book was submitted as a doctoral dissertation at the University of Michigan in February 1948."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [117]-124
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Introduction -- Part II: THE EMPIRICAL BASIS OF THE THEORY OF CONSUMERS' CHOICE -- Conceptual schemes and reality -- Preference systems and their empirical basis -- The independence postulate in utility theory -- Conclusion -- Part III. A REFORMULATION OF THE THEORY OF SAVING -- The need for a new departure -- Nature of consumption choices -- The process of choice -- The drive toward higher consumption -- The social significance of consumption -- Intertemporal choices -- Stability of equilibrium -- Constancy of the savings ratio -- The role of population growth -- The distribution of income -- Conclusions -- Part IV. A THEORY VERSUS THE FACTS -- Income Aspiration and social status -- Negro and white savings -- Savings and income in individual cities -- Long period variations in saving -- New consumers' products -- Urbanization -- The age distribution of the population -- Income distribution -- The rate of growth of income -- Interest rates and expectations -- Changes in time preference -- Conclusions -- Part V. SHORT RUN FLUCTUATIONS IN SAVING -- Methods of testing aggregate hypotheses -- Saving dependent on past as well as current income -- Secular and cyclical movements of the savings ratio -- Part VI. THE IMPLICATIONS OF INTERDEPENDENT PREFERENCES -- Some welfare considerations -- The growth of demand -- Part VII. CONCLUSIONS -- Summary -- Quailifcation -- Saving and the business cycle theory
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Lccn
49050134
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
diagrams
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00169231
  • (OCoLC)ocm00169231

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