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Microeconomic Theory: A Concise Course

James Bergin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280292
eISBN:
9780191602498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280290.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Covers a standard range of topics in microeconomics theory. These include decision theory, strategic and extensive form games, the economics of information, bargaining, principal agent problems, ... More


The Business of Economics

John Kay

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The first section of the book is concerned with how economics is, and should be used, in business. It stresses that the value of economics lies in being able to provide us with a better understanding ... More


Separability and Aggregation: The Collected Works of W. M. Gorman, Volume I

W. M. Gorman

C. Blackorby and A. F. Shorrocks (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198285212
eISBN:
9780191596322
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198285213.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

W. M. (Terence) Gorman has been a major figure in the development of economics during the past 40 years. His publications on separability, aggregation, duality, and the modelling of consumer demand ... More


Microeconometrics of Banking: Methods, Applications, and Results

Hans Degryse, Moshe Kim, and Steven Ongena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340471
eISBN:
9780199852406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book provides a compendium to the empirical work investigating the hypotheses generated by recent banking theory. Since the publication of the The Microeconomics of Banking by Xavier Freixas and ... More


Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

John P. Burkett

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book presents microeconomics as an evolving science, interacting with mathematics, psychology, and other disciplines and offering solutions to a growing range of practical problems. It gives ... More


Dynamic Economics: Optimization by the Lagrange Method

Gregory C. Chow

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195101928
eISBN:
9780199855032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195101928.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This work provides a unified and simple treatment of dynamic economics using dynamic optimization as the main theme, and the method of Lagrange multipliers to solve dynamic economic problems. The ... More


Marginal Products and Factor Proportions

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses microeconomic theories of marginal products and factor proportions. It explains that factor's marginal product is the ratio of an increase in output to a small increase in ... More


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


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


The World we Have Lost: Microeconomic History

Francesco Boldizzoni

in The Poverty of Clio: Resurrecting Economic History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144009
eISBN:
9781400838851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144009.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter is the first of two that intends to show that it is possible to practice a different type of economic history from cliometrics, without lapsing into narrative history. It involves ... More


Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

S. N. Afriat

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284611
eISBN:
9780191595844
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284616.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This book approaches various aspects of economics that have to do with choice, and the opportunity for it, such as individual and social choice, production, optimal programming, and the market. The ... More


Microeconomic policymaking

Graciana del Castillo

in Rebuilding War-Torn States: The Challenge of Post-Conflict Economic Reconstruction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199237739
eISBN:
9780191717239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237739.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

In designing the strategy for post-conflict economic reconstruction, policymakers will need to keep in mind that good macroeconomic management is necessary but not sufficient for the reactivation of ... More


Development Microeconomics

Pranab Bardhan and Christopher Udry

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198773719
eISBN:
9780191595929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198773714.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Development Microeconomics looks at a broad spectrum of topics in development economics, combining the strength of conventional developmental thought with the insights of contemporary ... More


International Business Research on Transition Economies

Klaus E. Meyer

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Focuses on challenges faced by businesses in the transition context, drawing on research beyond the main business journals. First, the microeconomic aspects of economic transition are summarized, ... More


Australia

Hal Hill and Bruce McKern

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This case study on the impact of globalization on Australia is organized into six main sections. Sect.1 and Sect. 2, provide a general overview of Australia's international integration from a ... More


Introduction: Capability and Valuation

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Starts with an overview of the problem of capability and valuation in the context of Amartya Sen's capability approach. It describes the book as an attempt to operationalize the capability approach, ... More


General Economic Equilibrium

S. N. Afriat

in Logic of Choice and Economic Theory

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198284611
eISBN:
9780191595844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198284616.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This is the fifth of six chapters on the logic of price. It is concerned with the proper microeconomic theory of general equilibrium understood as serving questions raised by Frederic Bastiat ... More


Uses and Abuses of Economics

John Kay

in The Business of Economics

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292227
eISBN:
9780191596520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292228.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The first part of this chapter explains why economics has enjoyed more success in answering microeconomic questions rather than macroeconomic ones. The second part responds to a number of attacks on ... More


Privatization South American Style

Luigi Manzetti

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294665
eISBN:
9780191685064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294665.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book focuses on the politics of privatization in Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. It examines both the micro- and macroeconomics of achieving privatization, the policy measures introduced, and ... More


The Origins and Scope of Microeconomics

John P. Burkett

in Microeconomics: Optimization, Experiments, and Behavior

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189629
eISBN:
9780199850778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189629.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter examines the history, origins, and scope of microeconomics. The term “economics” was derived from the Greek words oikos meaning house and nomos meaning managing, thus the original ... More


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