Advances in Household Economics, Consumer Behaviour and Economic Policy

Advances in Household Economics, Consumer Behaviour and Economic Policy

By: Professor Tran van Hoa (editor)Hardback

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This book considers recent advances in household economics, consumer behaviour and economic policy and examines their interrelationship and impact on growth, development, trade and welfare policy in world economies in the 21st century. Researched and written by authorities in these emerging areas from North America, the European Union and Australia/Oceania, the book has the timely advantage of bringing together in one place the development of diverse concepts and important applications in these areas. It is a must-have for academics, and will be used on advanced courses on household economics and production, demand analysis, economic policy, social security and welfare economics. It will also be of interest to trade and welfare policy-makers world-wide.

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Tran Van Hoa, Research Professor , Centre for Strategic Economic Studies (CSES) at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia


Contents: Advances in Household Economics, Consumer Behaviour and Economic Policy: Household economics and production, consumer behaviour and economic policy: overview, Tran Van Hoa; Advances in household economics, consumer behaviour and their role in modern economic policy, Tran Van Hoa; Changes in household make-up and implications for economic policy: a conversation to honour Duncan Ironmonger, Marilyn Waring. Household Economics, Household Production and Economic Policy: A model of labour supply, household production, and marriage, Shoshana Grossbard-Shechtman; Consumer durable: good measurement in satellite accountancies of national income, Robin Douthitt; Household production in Canada: measuring and valuing outputs, Andrew Harvey and Arun Mukhopadhyay; Equivalence scales: a household production approach, Tran Van Hoa and Duncan Ironmonger. Consumer Behaviour and Economic Policy: HOGLEX demand systems and welfare policy in major ASEAN developing countries: a Bayesian analysis using expenditure unit records, Hikaru Hasegawa, Tran Van Hoa and Rebecca Valenzuela; New commodities in trade and tariff analysis: preludes and fugues, Neville Norman; Additional complications for the Giffen phenomenon: the impact of variable quality and sub-budgets; William Wadman; The role of agriculture in general economic development: a reinterpretation of Jorgenson and Lewis, Marc Nerlove. Epilogue: Methodology, measurement, analysis and policy: a global perspective, Tran Van Hoa; Appendix; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/08/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780754643999
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 196
  • ID: 9780754643999
  • weight: 434
  • ISBN10: 0754643999

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