"The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics brings together over 900 of the foremost economists, historians, and statisticians of our time, writing on a wide array of topics, from absolute and exchangeable value to zero-sum game. This extensive reference work focuses on economic theory and the over 1,200 entries cover the discipline in all its varied aspects: analytical, empirical, quantitative, and methodological. Over 700 biographical entries explore the lives of the leading minds in the field, including Friedman, Hotelling, Leontief, Samuelson, and von Newmann.
..."intellectually addictive...investors, professors and students alike will find this edition extremely valuable for explaining the mysteries and complexities of economics." --"The Wall Street Journal
Captial gains and losses, Edmund Malinvaud; cobweb theorem, B.Peter Pashigian; congestion, Alan Walters; constitutional economics, James Buchanan; economic interpretation of history, Ernest Gellner; economic theory and the hypothesis of rationality, Kenneth J.Arrow; family, Gary S.Becker; financial intermediaries, James Tobin; hyperinflation, Phillip Cagan; liberalism, Ralf Dahrendorf; market failure, John O.Ledyard; monetary policy, Henry Wallich and David Lindsey; monopoly, Edwin G.West; national income, Wilfred Beckerman; neutral taxation, Arnold C.Harberger; poverty, A.B.Atkinson; terms of trade, Ronald Findlay; trade unions, Henry Phelps Brown; value of life, Thomas Schelling; welfare economics, Allan M.Feldman.
Series: New Palgrave
Number Of Pages: 755
Published: 13th May 1991
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6
Weight (kg): 1.06
Edition Number: 10