The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Integrability of Demand

  • Donald W. Katzner
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_1100

Abstract

Integrability of demand arguments start with consumer demand functions having properties that would be implied by constrained utility maximization were they generated from that source. Using a process of mathematical integration, the arguments then proceed to demonstrate the existence of utility functions from which those demand functions could be derived.

Keywords

Demand function Integrability of demand Marginal rate of substitution Revealed preference Slutsky substitution functions Utility function 

JEL Classifications

D11 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald W. Katzner
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