Conspicuous consumption and social segmentation

This paper develops the idea that conspicuous consumption has an impact on social segmentation, i.e., on the partition of the society into communities. Even though agents do not value conspicuous goods per se, they are competing in a signalling race in order to benefit from social interactions withi...

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Autores Principales: Jaramillo, Fernando, Moizeau, Fabien
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: John Wiley & Son 2003
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