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Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications

Advances in Economics and Econometrics: Theory and Applications
Seventh World Congress

Volume 2

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Part of Econometric Society Monographs

Robert S. Gibbons, N. F. R. Crafts, Avner Greif, Partha S. Dasgupta, Robert M. Townsend, John McMillan, Matthias Dewatripont, Gérard Roland, Philippe Aghion, Peter Howitt, Boyan Jovanovic
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  • Date Published: February 1997
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521589826

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  • These books comprise papers examining the latest developments in economic theory, applied economics and econometrics presented at the Seventh World Congress of the Econometric Society in Tokyo in August 1995. The topics were carefully selected to represent the most active fields in the discipline over the past five years. Written by the leading authorities in their fields, eac h paper provides a unique survey of the current state of knowledge in economics. Designed to make the material accessible to a general audience of economists, these volumes should be helpul to anyone with a good undergraduate training in economics who wishes to follow new ideas and tendencies in the subject.

    • Editors and contributors are all recognised as being the leading authorities in their particular subfields
    • All the material is entirely up to date representing the very latest developments in cutting-edge research
    • The papers are written to make them as accessible as possible to non-specialists
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    Product details

    • Date Published: February 1997
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521589826
    • length: 368 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 21 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • contains: 21 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Incentives and careers in organizations Robert S. Gibbons
    2. Endogenous growth: lessons for and from economic history N. F. R. Crafts
    3. Microtheory and recent developments in the study of economic institutions through economic history Avner Greif
    4. Poverty traps Partha S. Dasgupta
    5. Microenterprise and macropolicy Robert M. Townsend
    6. Markets in transition John McMillan
    7. Transition as a process of large-scale institutional change Matthias Dewatripont and Gérard Roland
    8. A Schumpeterian perspective on growth and competition Philippe Aghion and Peter Howitt
    9. Learning and growth Boyan Jovanovic.

  • Editors

    David M. Kreps

    Kenneth F. Wallis, University of Warwick


    Robert S. Gibbons, N. F. R. Crafts, Avner Greif, Partha S. Dasgupta, Robert M. Townsend, John McMillan, Matthias Dewatripont, Gérard Roland, Philippe Aghion, Peter Howitt, Boyan Jovanovic

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