Chapter

Separability

W. M. Gorman

Edited by C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks

in Separability and Aggregation

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780198285212
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596322 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198285213.003.0001
 Separability

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This chapter is Gorman's contribution to The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics (London: MacMillan Press, 1987), and represents his own summary of many of the issues of functional separability––or separable utility functions––in the theory of demand.

Keywords: demand; separability; separable utility functions

Chapter.  8077 words. 

Subjects: Microeconomics

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