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The labour response of handloom weavers in Papua New Guinea : a study of money-leisure choice in a transitional Melanesian economy

Philp, Norman Ernest

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The final analysis is then carried out by the construction and evaluation of an appropriate econometric model of labour leisure choice derived from a particular (viz., Stone-Geary) form of the utility function. The Stone-Geary based demand for leisure function so derived is consistent with the basic premises of modern consumer and utility theory and is shown to contain characteristics which make it particularly relevant to demand analysis in transitional economies of the Melanesian...[Show more]

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Date published: 1976-07
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/130343

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