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New Frontiers in Economics

New Frontiers in Economics

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Joseph Stiglitz, Matthew Rabin, Peter Bossaerts, John Y. Campbell, Perry Mehrling, James M. Poterba, Kyle Bagwell, Robert W. Staiger, Debraj Ray, Michelle R. Garfinkel, Sterios Skaperdas, Alan Sykes
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  • Date Published: September 2004
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521545365

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  • Analyzing the new directions that subdisciplines of economics have taken in the face of modern economic challenges, these essays represent invention and discovery in the areas of information, macroeconomics and public policies, international trade and development, finance, business, contracts, law, gaming, and government. They offer not only a wealth of factual information on the current state of the economy, but also theoretical and empirical innovations that conceptualize reality and values in different ways from their predecessors.

    • Contributions by economists among the most innovative and active in their fields, including Nobel prize winner Joseph Stiglitz
    • Takes an analytical look at developments in the various areas of economics
    • Methodological perspective provided by introductory essay which places these developments in context
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    • Date Published: September 2004
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521545365
    • length: 336 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 154 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.465kg
    • contains: 7 b/w illus. 2 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Informational, Behavioral Economics and Finance:
    1. Information and the change in the paradigm in economics Joseph Stiglitz
    2. Behavioral economics Matthew Rabin
    3. Experiments with financial markets: implications for asset pricing theory Peter Bossaerts
    4. Understanding risk and return John Y. Campbell
    Part II. Macroeconomics and Public Policies:
    5. Whither macro? Perry Mehrling
    6. Recent developments in and future prospects for public economics James M. Poterba
    Part III. International Trade and Development:
    7. Economic theory and the interpretation of GATT/WTO Kyle Bagwell and Robert W. Staiger
    8. What's new in development economics Debraj Ray
    Part IV. Contracts, Law, and Gaming:
    9. Contract or war? On the consequences of a broader view of self-interest in economics Michelle Garfinkel and Sterio Skaperdas
    10. New directions in law and economics Alan Sykes.

  • Editors

    Michael Szenberg, Pace University, New York
    Michael Szenberg is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Lubin School of Business, Pace University. He is the author or editor of many books, including Economics of the Israeli Diamond Industry (1973) which won the Irving Fisher Monograph Award and Eminent Economists, Their Life Philosophies (1992). Professor Szenberg has received the Kenan Award for excellence in teaching. He serves as the editor in chief of The American Economist and as a consultant to private and government agencies.

    Lall Ramrattan, University of California, Berkeley
    Lall B. Ramrattan holds a Ph. D. from the New School University. He is an instructor at the University of California, Berkeley. He has published articles in several major journals and serves as an associate editor of The American Economist.


    Paul A. Samuelson


    Joseph Stiglitz, Matthew Rabin, Peter Bossaerts, John Y. Campbell, Perry Mehrling, James M. Poterba, Kyle Bagwell, Robert W. Staiger, Debraj Ray, Michelle R. Garfinkel, Sterios Skaperdas, Alan Sykes

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