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Time as a direct source of utility: the case of price information search for groceries

Time as a direct source of utility: the case of price information search for groceries

Journal of Consumer Affairs 24(1): 89-109

A joint production model that combines aspects of household production and the economics of information is formulated to explain variation in time spent in price information search for groceries by dual-earner households. Enjoyment of search time, a psychological variable, is incorporated into the model.

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DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-6606.1990.tb00260.x

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