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relative income hypothesis

Economics

belief that people care about others' incomes the theory that consumers are concerned less with their absolute living standards than with consumption relative to other consumers

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Definitions of ’relative income hypothesis’ and meaning of ’relative income hypothesis’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’relative income hypothesis’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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