Research on Household Behaviour

  • Robert Ferber


The purpose of this article is to survey the main empirical research of recent years on household behaviour. Although the emphasis is on empirical work, principal theoretical developments are also reviewed, partly because of their relevance to an understanding of current thinking in the field and partly to place the empirical studies in proper perspective.


Saving Rate Income Elasticity Consumption Function Permanent Income Liquid Asset 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Ferber
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Bureau of Economic and Business ResearchUSA
  2. 2.Department of EconomicsUniversity of IllinoisUSA

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