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Chapter 19 essays - Ch. 19 Essays: 1. Define the law of...

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Ch. 19 Essays: 1. Define the law of diminishing marginal utility and give an example of it in practice. a. Over a period of time satisfaction declines as a consumer acquires additional units       of a product. People can afford to buy more of a product but they desire not to. An   example of this concept is fast food. 2. What aspects of the theory of consumer behavior explain why consumers started buying  DVDs in larger numbers instead of videocassette tapes or long-playing records in the last  decade? a. The theory of consumer behavior assumes that, with limited income and a set of       product prices, consumers make rational choices on the basis of well-defined   preferences. In terms of DVD analysis, many consumers have concluded that   DVDs have higher ratios of marginal utility to price (=MU/P) than the ratios for VCs.   Those consumers have increased their total utility by purchasing DVDs rather than
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course EC 101 taught by Professor Teague during the Spring '08 term at St. Vincent.

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Chapter 19 essays - Ch. 19 Essays: 1. Define the law of...

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