Optimization of the consumption function under the North American Free Trade Agreement

Consumption function

  • Dora Ledesma INEGI
  • Lidia National Institute of Statistic and Geography
  • Teresa Indepent researcher
Keywords: Consumption functions; social programms; government incomes


In the last 40 years, the country has turned to developing the primary and tertiary sectors with a tax policy heavily taxing goods outside the basic basket and generalizing others. On the other hand, Government implemented support programs for vulnerable sectors. The imbalance between what the government receives and grants created greater poverty, affecting mainly households in the first three income deciles. This work shows this imbalance in different scenarios using an optimization model.

Author Biographies

Lidia, National Institute of Statistic and Geography

Area: Microdata

Rank: Middle management coordination liaison

Teresa, Indepent researcher

Independent researcher


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How to Cite
Ledesma, D., Hernández-Hernández, L., & Muciño-Porras, M. T. L. (2021). Optimization of the consumption function under the North American Free Trade Agreement. Archives of Business Research, 9(2), 87-103. https://doi.org/10.14738/abr.92.9733