. How can time be incorporated into the theory of consumer behavior? Explain the following
. How can time be incorporated into the theory of consumer behavior? Explain the following comment: “Want to make millions of dollars? Devise a product that saves Americans lots of time.”
a. Before economic growth, there were too few goods; after growth, there is too little time.
b. It is irrational for an individual to take the time to be completely rational in economic decision making.
c. Telling your spouse where you would like to go out to eat for your birthday makes sense in terms of utility maximization.