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    Substitution and Income Effect- Gasoline Price

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    Please discuss income and substitution effect of a price increase in gasoline.

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    According to the law of demand, when the price of a good changes (decrease), the amount of that good that a consumer is willing to buy, changes in the opposite direction. One reason is, when the price of a good rises, the money that a consumer has budgeted has a lower ...

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    This paper discusses the income and substitution effect of a price increase in gasoline. The substitution effect is the change in the consumption of a good that would result if the consumer remained on the same indifference curve after the price of that good changed. On the other hand, Income effect is a change in consumption of a good as a result of a change in purchasing power when there is a change in a good's price.

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