Find the compensating variation , Macroeconomics

Joe has preferences over pizza (p) and beer (b) given by U = pb. The marginal utilities are MUp = b and MUb = p, and Joe's income is I = 60.

1. Find Joe's optimal consumption bundle when pp = 3 and pb = 3.

2. Find the income and substitution effects (on both goods) of an increase in the price of pizza to pp = 6.

3. Find the compensating variation of the price increase.

 

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