Chapter 2 Budget Constraint

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Chapter 2 Budget Constraint. The Budget Constraint. m=p1*x1+p2*x2 where I=income, assumed to be given p1=price of x1, assumed to be given. p2=price of x2, assumed to be given. 02.01. Key elements that affect the budget line.

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The Budget Constraint
• m=p1*x1+p2*x2
• where I=income, assumed to be given
• p1=price of x1, assumed to be given.
• p2=price of x2, assumed to be given.
Key elements that affect the budget line
• m (shifting the line up or down without affecting its slope)
• Either p1 or p2 affects its slope and position

x2

Budget line:

Buy one and get the second one

at half price

x1

1

2

3

4

x2

Budget line:

Buy one get one

free

x1

3

1

2

4

This concludes the Norton Media LibrarySlide Set for Chapter 2IntermediateMicroeconomics 6th EditionbyHal R. Varian

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