Scarcity and productivity II

Materials for class on Wednesday, January 24, 2018



Download the slides from today’s lecture.

First slide

Income and substitution effects

Again, it can be hard to wrap your head around how income and substitution effects work, especially since indifference curves are generally imaginary.

This video is an extremely helpful demonstration of how to find income and substitution effects for normal and inferior goods:This one is really good too.

Additional references to things brought up in class

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