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On the representation and aggregation of homothetic preferences

John Somerset Chipman

On the representation and aggregation of homothetic preferences

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Published by Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences, Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumption (Economics) -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: leaves 38-40.

    Statementby John S. Chipman and James C. Moore.
    SeriesPaper - Institute for Research in the Behavioral, Economic, and Management Sciences, Purdue University ; no. 711
    ContributionsMoore, James C., 1936- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6483 .P8 no. 711, HB820 .P8 no. 711
    The Physical Object
    Pagination44, 7 leaves :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4240824M
    LC Control Number80621468

    Demand for firms applies similar ideas. More about this item Access and download statistics Corrections All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. These explanations can be differentiated into models of external influences and models of internal coherence. For instance, when choosing among alternative architectural designs for a new building, we will have a whole set of aspects, each of which can be expressed with a preference relation: costs, sustainability, aesthetics, fire safety etc.

    We have no references for this item. So it seems that preferences can either be interpreted as welfare judgements, or as the basis of choices, but not as both at the same time. A quite different critical approach to discounting is connected with the idea of sustainability. The basic idea of interval preference measurement is to assume that acts have uncertain consequences, and that each act is equivalent to a lottery between these outcomes. A unique dataset of issuance spreads, issues and issuers rating, accounting and market measures of bank risk is used for a sample of European banks' SND issued during the Q1 period. From a psychological point of view, such changes can be described as reductions of cognitive dissonance in value issues.

    This jar is evidence that Cretans were seafarers. If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact:. Laurie A. Third, most humans have introspective evidence for their own preferences changing over time. The Delphi method is a systematized procedure that can be used to reduce interindividual differences in preferences.


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First, it must be pointed out that choices and preferences are in fact entities of quite different categories. Preferences combination In practical decision making, there are often several preference relations that have to be taken into account.

This can lead a person to prefer fluoride toothpaste to others. Furthermore, a state of affairs is good if and only if it is better than some indifferent state of affairs, and bad if and only if some indifferent state of affairs is better than it.

For instance, food preferences seem to be partly determined by habituation and are therefore difficult to explain as the outcome of a process exclusively based on well-behaved partial preferences. It can however be accounted for in a bifactorial model with a declining discount rate.

This is the discounted utility model, proposed by Samuelsonwhich still dominates in economic analysis. Historically, this approach developed out of the pursuit of behaviouristic foundations for economic theories—i. Scalise Abstract: We test three hypotheses regarding changes in supervisory "toughness" and their effects on bank lending.

This applies for instance when a group of people with different preferences plan a joint vacation trip. Such a limit is commonly called a just noticeable difference JND. It refers to the fundamental good for individual human beings, and it is therefore an anthropocentric and individualist concept.

These explanations can be differentiated into models of external influences and models of internal coherence.

Homothetic Production Functions of a Firm

Majoritarian solutions. The basic idea of interval preference measurement is to assume that acts have uncertain consequences, and that each act is equivalent to a lottery between these outcomes.

Steedman and Krause have shown that there is no rule for deriving total preferences from a preference vector that satisfies four seemingly plausible conditions and also yields a transitive and complete total preference ordering.

His model incorporates both kinds of belief relevant for doxastic preference change. Depending on how one interprets it, this preference expression may say very different things. It is based on the notion of conditional preferences. A simple choice—like e.

Experimental evidence indicates that we tend to discount gains more than losses, and small amounts more than large amounts. Therefore, this solution is commonly used when the elements of the vector correspond to the wishes or interests of different persons, but not when they correspond to more general aspects of a decision such as sustainability and aesthetics in the example of of choosing an architectural design.

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These are called combinative preferences. The data provide modest support for all three hypotheses that there was an increase in toughness during the credit crunch periodthat there was a decline in toughness during the boom periodand that changes in toughness, if they occurred, affected bank lending.

In addition, there are interesting logical properties that can be expressed with combinative preferences but not with exclusionary preferences.Two similar geometric figures related by a homothetic transformation with respect to a homothetic center S.

The angles at corresponding points are the same and have the same sense; for example, the angles ABC and A'B'C' are both clockwise and equal in magnitude. Homothetic and Non-Homothetic CES Production Functions By RYuzo SATO* In economic theory the production func-tion is generally a concept stating quantita-tively the purely technological relationship between the output and the inputs of factors of production.

An essential purpose of the concept is to describe the substitution possi. CONSUMER CHOICE WITH n COMMODITIES. Expenditure function and compensated demand 2 Homothetic preferences 8 If a group of consumers has identical homothetic preferences, it is especially easy to sum individual demands to solve for the aggregate demand.

As the following proposition reveals, what matters is the. The notion of preference has a central role in many disciplines, including moral philosophy and decision theory.

Preferences and their logical properties also have a central role in rational choice theory, a subject that in its turn permeates modern economics, as well as other branches of formalized social science. Since you’re listing this under “math for economists,” I’ll assume you already know what indifference curves are -- they’re the “level curves” of a particular utility function -- all the combinations of X and Y (or guns and butter, or peanut butte.

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Using a variety of instruments for lifetime income, we find a strong positive relationship between personal saving rates and lifetime income. The data do not support theories relying on time preference rates, non-homothetic preferences, or variations in Social Security benefits.