Essays on Economies with Heterogeneous Interacting Consumers

Z. Babutsidze

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisInternal


The current thesis is concerned with the importance of including consumer interaction in theoretical models for deriving aggregate implications. Applications discussed include advertising and R&D policies. The thesis demonstrates that changes in structure and intensity of consumer interaction can drastically change the behaviour of demand.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Maastricht University
  • Cowan, Robin, Supervisor
Award date12 Jan 2010
Place of PublicationMaastricht
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010


  • consumer interaction
  • theoretical models
  • advertising
  • R&D policies

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