Dogville or an illustration of some properties of general equilibrium

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Harmgart, H.; Huck, S.;
(2008)
  • Publisher: ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution
  • Subject: A20, D30, D51, D63, F13

In this note we argue that Lars von Trier’s movie Dogville can be viewed as an illustration of a simple economy where one agent has only her body as initial endowment. The movie illustrates some interesting comparative statics of equilibrium allocations. It shows ... View more
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