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Beautiful Game TheoryHow Soccer Can Help Economics

Beautiful Game Theory: How Soccer Can Help Economics

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144023
eISBN:
9781400850310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144023.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

A wealth of research in recent decades has seen the economic approach to human behavior extended over many areas previously considered to belong to sociology, political science, law, and other ... More

Complexity and the Art of Public PolicySolving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

Complexity and the Art of Public Policy: Solving Society's Problems from the Bottom Up

David Colander and Roland Kupers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169132
eISBN:
9781400850136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169132.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Complexity science—made possible by modern analytical and computational advances—is changing the way we think about social systems and social theory. Unfortunately, economists’ policy models have not ... More

A Cooperative SpeciesHuman Reciprocity and Its Evolution

A Cooperative Species: Human Reciprocity and Its Evolution

Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151250
eISBN:
9781400838837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151250.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Why do humans, uniquely among animals, cooperate in large numbers to advance projects for the common good? Contrary to the conventional wisdom in biology and economics, this generous and civic-minded ... More

General Equilibrium Theory of Value

General Equilibrium Theory of Value

Yves Balasko

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146799
eISBN:
9781400838912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146799.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The concept of general equilibrium, one of the central components of economic theory, explains the behavior of supply, demand, and prices by showing that supply and demand exist in balance through ... More

How Many Languages Do We Need?The Economics of Linguistic Diversity

How Many Languages Do We Need?: The Economics of Linguistic Diversity

Victor Ginsburgh and Shiomo Weber

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136899
eISBN:
9781400838905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136899.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In the global economy, linguistic diversity influences economic and political development as well as public policies in positive and negative ways. It leads to financial costs, communication ... More

Pillars of ProsperityThe Political Economics of Development Clusters

Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Development Clusters

Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152684
eISBN:
9781400840526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152684.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

“Little else is required to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism, but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice; all the rest being brought ... More

Quantal Response EquilibriumA Stochastic Theory of Games

Quantal Response Equilibrium: A Stochastic Theory of Games

Jacob K. Goeree, Charles A. Holt, and Thomas R. Palfrey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691124230
eISBN:
9781400880928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691124230.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This book presents a stochastic theory of games that unites probabilistic choice models developed in psychology and statistics with the Nash equilibrium approach of classical game theory. Nash ... More

Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

Recursive Models of Dynamic Linear Economies

Lars Peter Hansen and Thomas J. Sargent

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691042770
eISBN:
9781400848188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691042770.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

A common set of mathematical tools underlies dynamic optimization, dynamic estimation, and filtering. This book uses these tools to create a class of econometrically tractable models of prices and ... More

The Tyranny of UtilityBehavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism

The Tyranny of Utility: Behavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism

Gilles Saint-Paul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128177
eISBN:
9781400838899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128177.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

The general assumption that social policy should be utilitarian—that society should be organized to yield the greatest level of welfare—leads inexorably to increased government interventions. ... More

Yield Curve Modeling and ForecastingThe Dynamic Nelson-Siegel Approach

Yield Curve Modeling and Forecasting: The Dynamic Nelson-Siegel Approach

Francis X. Diebold and Glenn D. Rudebusch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146805
eISBN:
9781400845415
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146805.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

Understanding the dynamic evolution of the yield curve is critical to many financial tasks, including pricing financial assets and their derivatives, managing financial risk, allocating portfolios, ... More

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