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A Simple Model of Collective Consumption

By Olivier Donni


In this paper, we present a collective model of household demand based on Pareto-efficiency. In addition, we suppose that (i) each household member is egoistic and consumption is purely private, (ii) there is a set of distribution factors and (iii) there is one exclusive good. Then we derive the testable restrictions which are implied by this theoretical setting.Collective Models, Household Demands, Distribution Factors, Slutsky Matrix

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