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Utility Maximization

by Jadrian

Right next door to where Mitch was taking trumpet lessons was a massage parlor offering massages for the exact same price as trumpet lessons. Cam believes Mitch has been practicing the trumpet for two years now, but it turns out that Mitchell has just been getting regular massages. Utility maximization assumes that when two items are the same price, consumers will chose the item with the higher utility. While Mitch originally thought he wanted to learn how to play the trumpet, he realized each additional massage generated higher levels of utility than another trumpet lesson.

Modern Family: Trumpets or Massages

Turns out Mitch has been skipping his trumpet lessons for massages instead

from Modern Family (2019)
Creator: Chris Lloyd and Steven Levitan
Distributor: ABC
Posted by Jadrian
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