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If I had initial endowments XA = (0, X2), and XB = (X1, 0)

Is there any impact if both goods were inferior, X2 for A and X1 for B?
If I started with one equilibrium p* and went to another p* that had a higher price for X1, could the second p* be an equilibrium (using a Slutsky decomposition and keeping in mind the inferiority information supplied)?

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If I had initial endowments XA = (0, X2), and XB = (X1, 0)

Is there any impact if both goods were inferior, X2 for A and X1 for B?
If I started with one equilibrium p* and went to another p* that had a higher price for X1, could the second p* be an equilibrium (using a Slutsky decomposition and keeping in mind the inferiority information supplied)

Solution:

There would not be ...

#### Solution Summary

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