Downward Mobility and Status Shielding: Tactics to Overcome Financial Struggles

During economic and political unrest, how do wealthy individuals manage their consumption? Through an investigation of wealthy Egyptians, post the Arab Spring, the paper show that individuals endeavor to protect their conspicuous distinction by any means. Ihighlight such means and the struggles faced to sustain their acquired capital.


Aya Aboelenien (2021) ,"Downward Mobility and Status Shielding: Tactics to Overcome Financial Struggles", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 49, eds. Tonya Williams Bradford, Anat Keinan, and Matthew Matthew Thomson, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 912-912.


Aya Aboelenien, HEC Montreal


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 49 | 2021

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