Solving the Two-Period Consumer Choice Model with Excel-Solver

15 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2012

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José I. Silva

University of Girona

Angels Xabadia

University of Girona - Department of Economics

Date Written: January 24, 2012

Abstract

In this paper we present a classroom exercise where students can solve the basic two-period consumer choice model using the Excel-Solver, and explore the main features of the model. We also include a static comparative analysis and a borrowing constraint in the optimization problem.

JEL Classification: A22, D91, C65

Suggested Citation

Silva, José I. and Xabadia, Angels, Solving the Two-Period Consumer Choice Model with Excel-Solver (January 24, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1995105 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1995105

José I. Silva (Contact Author)

University of Girona ( email )

Carrer de la Universitat de Girona, 10
Departament d'Economia
Girona, Girona 17003
Spain

Angels Xabadia

University of Girona - Department of Economics ( email )

Campus de Montilivi
Girona, Girona 17071
Spain

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