Unformatted text preview: consumption, production and labor input perfect markets – consumption decisions do not affect production deci-sions, production is independent of household preferences and income home produced and purchased calories are perfect substitutes Result 1: Under perfect markets land only has an effect on calorie consumption via its eect on income. ∂ x c ¯ A = x c y ∗ · y ∗ ¯ A when one or more market is incomplete then recursiveness breaks down – consumption variables determine production (e.g., due to transaction costs or thin markets) Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 89...
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