Positional Goods

Consider things like yachts, tattoos, mansions, Harley-Davidsons or bling. Whenever the satisfaction derived from the good depends just weakly on an intrinsic attributes of the good and much strongly on how the good signals group membership or the status, power or social class of  the consumer, the individual who purchases such a good is purchasing a: (1) Positional good. (2) Veblen good. (3) Snob good. (4) Bandwagon good. (5) Luxury good.

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