Inferior Goods and Giffen Goods || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

September 6, 2019

Inferior Goods and Giffen Goods Inferior Goods and Giffen Goods which demand curve slopes downwards and upwards respectively. Inferior goods are close substitutes and Giffen […]

Substitution Effect || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

September 5, 2019

Substitution Effect A change in the relative prices of goods, make a rational consumer induce to substitute a relatively cheaper commodity for the dearer one. […]

Price Effect || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

September 4, 2019

Price Effect Price effect shows the total effect on consumer’s demand for a commodity due to change in the price of the same commodity, other […]

Consumer’s Equilibrium || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

September 3, 2019

Consumer’s Equilibrium A consumer’s equilibrium is defined as a point where he maximized the level of his satisfaction, given his resources and another condition. At […]

The Law of Diminishing Marginal Rate of Substitution || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

September 3, 2019

The Law of Diminishing Marginal Rate of Substitution (MRS) Marginal Rate of Substitution is the rate at which units of two goods ate substituted each […]

Properties of Indifference Curve || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 29, 2019

Properties of Indifference Curve The main properties of indifference curves are explained below: 1. Indifference Curve Always Slopes Downward from Left to Right: This property […]

Indifference Curve || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 28, 2019

Indifference Curve The indifference curve is supposed to be a very important tool to analyze utility. They are used to represent an ordinal measurement of […]

Cardinal Approach of Utility || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 28, 2019

Cardinal Approach of Utility The central theme of the consumption theory is the utility-maximizing behavior of the consumer. The specific questions that consumption theory seeks […]

Uses and Importance of Elasticity || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 27, 2019

Uses and Importance of Elasticity Some of the uses and importance of Elasticity are described below: 1. Product pricing: By evaluating the various degree of […]

Determinants of Price Elasticity of Supply || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 27, 2019

Determinants Price Elasticity of Supply The main determinants/factors which determine the degree of price elasticity of supply are as under: (i) Time period. Time is […]

Determinants of Elasticity of Demand || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 26, 2019

Determinants of Elasticity of Demand Determinants of Elasticity of Demand are discussed below: Income: The income of the consumer also affects the elasticity of demand. […]

Price Elasticity of Supply || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 26, 2019

Price Elasticity of Supply Law of supply shows the direction of change in quantity supplied of a commodity with the change in the price of […]

Cross Elasticity of Demand || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 25, 2019

Cross Elasticity of Demand It is a measurement of responsiveness of quantity demanded of ‘x’ goods due to change in the price of ‘y’ goods. […]

Income Elasticity of Demand || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 22, 2019

Income Elasticity of Demand A measurement of responsiveness of quantity demanded due to a change in income of the commodity is called income elasticity of […]

Factor causing Shift in Supply Curve || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 22, 2019

The factor causing Shift in Supply Curve There are different factors causing a shift in the supply curve. Some of them are discussed below: Commodity […]

Supply Curve and Shift in Supply Curve || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 22, 2019

Movement along a Supply Curve and Shift in Supply Curve 1. Movement along a Supply Curve (Change in Quantity Supplied) A change in the quantity […]

Price Elasticity of Demand || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 21, 2019

Price Elasticity of Demand: A measurement of responsiveness of quantity demanded due to the change in the price of the commodity is called Price elasticity […]

Measurement of Elasticities || Theory of Consumers Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 21, 2019

Measurement of Elasticities Elasticity is a measure of a variable’s sensitivity to a change in another variable. In business and economics, elasticity refers to the […]

Consumer Equilibrium || Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 20, 2019

Consumer Equilibrium A consumer is said to behave reached his equilibrium position when he has maximized the level of his satisfaction, given his resources and […]

Law of Supply || Theory of Consumers Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 20, 2019

Law of Supply Law of supply states that other factors remaining constant, price and quantity supplied of a good are directly related to each other. […]

Factor Causing the shift in Demand ||Theory Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 20, 2019

Factor Causing the shift in Demand Factor Causing the shift in demand is given in the table below:- Description Rightward shift in Demand Curve Leftward […]

Exceptions to Law of Demand ||Theory of Consumer Behavior || Bcis Notes

August 20, 2019

Exceptions to Law of Demand Exceptions to Law of Demand are described below: 1. Giffen Goods: Giffen goods are the inferior goods whose demand increases […]