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13), we can form the indirect utility function by substituting these back into the direct utility function. 2) 33 CONSUMER THEORY =y pr1 + pr2 pr1 + pr2 = y pr1 + pr2 1/ρ ρ −1/r . 6. It is easy to see that v(p, y) is homogeneous of degree zero in prices and income, because for any t > 0, v(tp, ty) = ty((tp1 )r + (tp2 )r )−1/r = ty tr pr1 + tr pr2 −1/r = tyt−1 pr1 + pr2 −1/r = y pr1 + pr2 −1/r = v(p, y). 3) i = 1, 2. 1) to obtain (−1) ∂v(p, y)/∂pi ∂v(p, y)/∂y = (−1) = − pr1 + pr2 (−1/r)−1 pr1 + pr2 ypr−1 i = xi (p, y), pr1 + pr2 ypr−1 i −1/r i = 1, 2.

1 is very important. It frees us to represent preferences either in terms of the primitive set-theoretic preference relation or in terms of a numerical representation, a continuous utility function. But this utility representation is never unique. If some function u represents a consumer’s preferences, then so too will the function v = u + 5, or the function v = u3 , because each of these functions ranks bundles the same way u does. This is an important point about utility functions that must be grasped.

Hence, it contains a smallest number. The value e(p, u) is precisely this smallest number. Note that any solution vector for this minimisation problem will be non-negative and will depend on the parameters p and u. Notice also that if u(x) is continuous and strictly quasiconcave, the solution will be unique, so we can denote the solution as the function xh (p, u) ≥ 0. As we have seen, if xh (p, u) solves this problem, the lowest expenditure necessary to achieve utility u at prices p will be exactly equal to the cost of the bundle xh (p, u), or e(p, u) = p · xh (p, u).

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