THEORY OF CONSUMER
BEHAVIOR
1
Theory of Consumer Behavior: Assumption
The principal assumption upon which the theory of
consumer behavior and demand is built is: a
consumer attempts to allocate his/h
Uncertainty
We must believe in luck. For how else can we explain the
success of those we dont like?
Jean Cocteau
Challenge: Flight Insurance
Background:
Travel Guard (TG) offers accidental death
ins
Firms and Production
Outline
The Ownership and Management of Firms
Production
Short Run Production: One Variable and One
Fixed Input
Long Run Production: Two Variable Inputs
Returns to Scale
Pro
DEMAND RELATIONSHIPS
AMONG GOODS
1
The Two-Good Case
The types of relationships that can
occur when there are only two goods
are limited
But this case can be illustrated with twodimensional graphs
2
INCOME AND
SUBSTITUTION EFFECTS
1
Demand Functions
The optimal levels of x1,x2,xn can be
expressed as functions of all prices and
income
These can be expressed as n demand
functions of the form:
x1*
MATRICES &
DETERMINANTS
Monika V Sikand
Light and Life Laboratory
Department of Physics and Engineering physics
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, New Jersey, 07030.
OUTLINE
Matrix Operations
Mu
Tropical Agricultural Research Vol. 26 (1): 12 25 (2014)
Factors Influencing Motivation to Transfer Training: An Empirical
Study of a Government Sector Training Program in Sri Lanka
G.T. Madagamage, B
Lecture on
HOW TO CHOOSE RIGHT STATISTICAL
TEST ?
Dr. KATHIRAVAN GOPALAN, MVSc, PhD,
Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Extension
Faculty of Food and Agriculture
The University of the West Indies, St
Finding a constrained
maximum
Constraints to optimisation
The Lagrangian method
Finding a free maximum
At this point:
We
know how to calculate the slope of a function
of one or several variables
Thi
SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
EXAMINATION
MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Time: 09h00 12h00
Date: 27 May 2015
Mark Allocation: 100 Marks Number of Pages: 3
1. Answer ALL questions in Section A and FOUR (4
MEASURES OF
CENTRAL TENDENCY
(AVERAGES)
Topic #6
Measures
of Central Tendency
A measure of central tendency is a univariate statistic
that indicates, in one manner or another,
the average or typical
Application to
economics
Consumer choice
Profit maximisation
Application to economics
Last week we saw how to find a
constrained maximum:
i.e.:
finding the maximum of a function within a
space define
1
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Presentation Marking Key 2-research topic/research problem/ research question/data
collection
STUDENT: _
1)
Statement of the Research topic
/5
2) Statement of the Research Probl
Higher Maths
Revision Notes
goodbye
Functions and Graphs
Get Started
Functions and graphs
You should know the meaning of the terms domain and range of a function;
Recognise the probable
form of a func
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SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT
EXAMINATION
MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Time: 09h00 12h00
Date: 22 October 2014
Mark Allocation: 100 marks
Number of Pages: 2
EXAMINERS INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Answe
1. How would the following factors affect equilibrium in the market for labor?
a. An increase in the demand for the product that a firm is producing
b. The use of a new technology that halves the time
Selection of Research Topic
Novel Idea?
Mother of All Successful
Proposals
There is nothing new under the sun!
Stealing from one source is plagiarism, while stealing from
many is research: Jacob Kraic
3.1 Basic Concepts of Probability
Statistics
Mrs. Spitz
Fall 2008
Objectives/Assignment
How to identify the sample space of a probability
experiment and to identify simple events.
How to distinguish
Spring 2015
Environmental Economics
Section 12 : Environmental Justice
Practice Exercise
1. The U.S. government is implementing various payment programs for ecosystem services to internalize
their pos
OPTIMUM OUTPUT OF A PERFECTLY COMPETITIVE FIRM
1.
Introduction
The firms function in the market place is to supply goods and services, and the only incentive
for the firm to continue production is mak
Economic surplus
Gains and losses with
international trade: Economic
Welfare
Consumer surplus
Consumer surplus is the net gain to
consumers being able to buy a product
through a market
Consumer surplu
POLYNOMIAL FUNCTIONS
A POLYNOMIAL is a monomial
or a sum of monomials.
A POLYNOMIAL IN ONE
VARIABLE is a polynomial that
contains only one variable.
Example: 5x2 + 3x - 7
POLYNOMIAL FUNCTIONS
The DEGR
Qualitative
predictor variables
Examples of
qualitative predictor variables
Gender (male, female)
Smoking status (smoker, nonsmoker)
Socioeconomic status (poor, middle, rich)
An example
with one qu
Graphical Representation of Data
By Prasad N.N.
Research Scholar, DoS in Library and Information Science.
Under the Guidance of
Dr. Chandrashekara M
Associate Professor
Dept. of Library & Information
ISSN 0258-7122
Bangladesh J. Agril. Res. 35(3) : 423-429, September 2010
SURVEY ON MAJOR DISEASES OF VEGETABLE AND FRUIT CROPS
IN CHITTAGONG REGION
M. T. HOSSAIN1, S. M. M. HOSSAIN2, M. A. BAKR3
A. K.
ECONOMIC ASSESSMENT OF LOSSES DUE TO FRUIT FLY INFESTATION
IN MANGO AND THE WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR AN INTEGRATED PEST
MANAGEMENT PACKAGE IN EMBU DISTRICT, KENYA
MSc. THESIS
By
MUCHIRI CAROLINE MUGURE
TEST OF SIGNIFICANCE
TEST OF SIGNIFICANCE
Introduction
Test of significance is a statistical procedure followed to test
the significant difference between statistics and the parameter
or between any
CORRELATION
CORRELATION
Finding the relationship between two quantitative variables without
being able to infer causal relationships
If two variables are so related that the changes in the values of o
Probability
Introduction
People use the term probability many times
each day. For example, physician says that a
patient has a 50-50 chance of surviving a
certain operation. Another physician may say
Research designs and methods
A Research Design provides a framework for the collection
and analysis of data. Choice of research design reflects
decisions about priorities given to the dimensions of th