chapter  2
6 Pages

Advances in Household Economics, Consumer Behaviour and their Role in Modern Economic Policy

ByTran Van Hoa

Tran Van Hoa1 2.1 Introduction Household economics, household production and their underlying foundation, consumer behaviour, have always implicitly played a major part in economic analysis and policy. The current interest by economists, sociologists, other experts and policy-makers in their development has promoted them into an important field of study. In this context, conceptual and methodological advances in these areas can contribute significantly to further enhance their positive economics role in governance and management.