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GARP: Consumer Demand and Revealed Preference Software

The GARP software, is designed to test consumer demand and revealed preference theory. Several aspects of the theory of revealed preference theory are described in the handbook section on Consumer Demand Theory and GARP, an acronym for the Generalized Axiom of Revealed Preference. The portions of this section that relate to GARP are described in the Revealed Preference summary.

In this software, you can create experiments to show and to analyze behavior of subjects in order to test for violations of the Generalized Axiom of Revealed Preference

Software requirements:
The GARP Software requires a web browser with JavaScript enabled.

Using the GARP Software

Running the GARP Software can be roughly broken into three phases: setting up an experiment, running the experiment and reviewing the results. In the links below, you can find detailed information on using the GARP software to run your experiment.

If you are new to the site, or if you are looking for information on how to run an experiment on Econport, please take a moment and read about how to use this experiment system: How to Create an Experiment on EconPort.

Setting up the Experiment: This section talks about creating and modifying a configuration, setting parameters, and selecting goods for subjects to choose between.

Running the Experiment and reviewing the results: This section briefly explains how to run the experiment, and how to  access the results of your experiment directly after completing the experiment and at a later date.

Related Content

Revealed Preference - Handbook entry

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