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Aggregation, Consumption and Trade : Essays in Honor of H.S. Houthakker - Louis Phlips

Aggregation, Consumption and Trade

Essays in Honor of H.S. Houthakker

By: Louis Phlips (Editor), Lester D. Taylor (Editor)

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Published: 30th November 1992
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In this testament to the distinguished career of H.S. Houthakker a number of Professor Houthakker's friends, former colleagues and former students offer essays which build upon and extend his many contributions to economics in aggregation, consumption, growth and trade. Among the many distinguished contributors are Paul Samuelson, Werner Hildenbrand, John Muellbauer and Lester Telser. The book also includes four previously unpublished papers and notes by its distinguished dedicatee.

Contributors
Introductionp. 1
The Fitness Maximized by the Classical Canonical Economy: A Theme from Houthakker and R.A. Fisherp. 9
Income and Price Sensitivity in Consumer Demand Analysisp. 21
Cross-Section Engel Curves, Expenditure Distributions and the "Law of Demand"p. 37
Tests of Dynamic Specification and Homogeneity in a Demand Systemp. 55
Specification and Estimation of Dynamic Demand Systemsp. 99
Remarks on the Power of Non-Parametric Tests of Consumer-Theory Hypothesesp. 121
Brain Structure and Consumption Dynamicsp. 137
Corners in Organized Futures Marketsp. 159
Oil Futures and Strategic Stocks at Seap. 169
The Effect of Income and Prices on Protection and Rent Seeking in the U.S., 1950 - 1986p. 197
Introduction: Four Unpublished Papers by Hendrik S. Houthakkerp. 217
Are There Laws of Consumption?p. 219
The Dynamics of Total Consumption and Savingsp. 225
On a Class of Dynamic Demand Functionsp. 247
Proposed Technique for Estimating Demand Functions from Time Seriesp. 255
Publications of Hendrik S. Houthakkerp. 257
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ISBN: 9780792320012
ISBN-10: 0792320018
Series: Advanced Studies in Theoretical and Applied Econometrics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 30th November 1992
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 1.25