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Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional CREI, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona

Dates:
May 21-22, 2010
Description:
Conference "Cornucopia Quantified: New Goods and Improvements in Living Standards"
Location:
Barcelona, CREI-UPF, Spain
Subject:
Topics: - What are the biases in existing measures of the welfare impact of new goods? - What do we really know about the value of variety for consumers? - How representative for the economic impact of new goods are existing historical case studies (lighting, cell phones, railways)? - What contributes more to higher living standards ?? new goods, or quality change of existing products? - What are the main determinants of which goods eventually come to contribute substantially to our well-being? [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
D
Sponsor:
URL:
http://www.crei.cat/conferences/cornucopia.html

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