Theory of Consumer's Demand-Price Income and Substitution Effects [IEcoS (Economic Services) Economics Paper-1]: Questions 1 - 5 of 5

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Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Define the compensated Demand Curve. How does it differ from the uncompensated Demand curve?

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  • Compensated Demand Curve is a demand curve that shows the change in demand of a good when the price changes but the real income or purchasing power is held constant.
  • While the compensated demand curve demonstrates only the substitution effect, the uncompensated demand curve describes both the substitution and income effects of the changes in price o

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Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Define income effect, substitution effect and price effect of any change in price. Show that the price effect can be decomposed into the income effect· and the substitution effect.

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  • Substitution effect means the change in the demand of a good due to a change in the rate of exchange between two goods (relative prices) holding the purchasing power constant. On the other hand, Income effect is the change in the demand due to a change in the real income while the relative prices are held constant.

  • Price effect is the sum of substit

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Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Define the method of Compensating Variation of lncome and the method of Cost Difference. Why is the latter method superior to the former one?

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  • In economics, compensating variation is a measure of utility change introduced by John Hicks. ‘Compensating variation’ refers to the amount of additional money an agent would need to reach its initial utility after a change in prices, or a change in product quality, or the introduction of new products.

  • In Slutsky’s approach, income is reduced or inc

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Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Define substitution effect. Separate the income effect from substitution effect for a fall in the price of a Giffen type good using a suitable diagram.

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Substitution effect is defined as the change in the quantity purchased of a good as a result of a change in its relative price alone, real income or level of satisfaction remaining constant.

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Figure-1 Price-demand relationship in case of a giffen good

  • Some inferior goods have negative income effect, which is strong o

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Question number: 5

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Consider the competitive market with excise tax such that the supplier receives the price netted out of tax. Answer the following questions:

What is the equilibrium price in the presence of tax?

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