What Is a Veblen Good? Veblen Goods and the Law of Demand
Written by the MasterClass staff
Last updated: Jun 21, 2022 • 2 min read
Veblen goods are luxury items that become more desirable as their prices rise. Their high price is associated with higher quality and exclusivity. Consumers in the market for luxury items are likely to purchase Veblen goods to showcase their wealth and social status.