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The rational consumer

theory and evidence

by Robert Ernest Hall

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Consumption (Economics) -- Econometric models.,
    • Taxation of articles of consumption -- United States -- Econometric models.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert E. Hall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB801 .H284 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 185 p. :
      Number of Pages185
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1860093M
      ISBN 100262081970
      LC Control Number90013336

      Rational behavior refers to a decision-making process that is based on making choices that result in an optimal level of benefit or utility. Rational behavior does not necessarily require a person to attempt to get the highest return but rather the highest optimal benefit based on key factors for concern. Rational choice theory is based on the assumption of involvement from rational actors which are the individuals in an economy making rational choices based on rational calculations and rationally.

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      Feb 26,  · The emotional core of consumer decision-making. In his book, Descartes' Error, not rational. Brand personality is communicated by marketers through . Nov 16,  · That quote might seem quite relevant when the biggest conclusion of our last section was that you should do something if the benefits outweigh the costs. While sometimes economics can seem obvious, it is important to first understand how a rational consumer should behave before seeing how we fail to meet that standard. Marginal AnalysisAuthor: Emma Hutchinson.


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