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A Price for Everything?

Marc Fleurbaey and Didier Blanchet

in Beyond GDP: Measuring Welfare and Assessing Sustainability

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199767199
eISBN:
9780199332557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199767199.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews old and recent arguments for and against monetary aggregates as social welfare indicators. It is organized as follows. Sections 3.1 and 3.2 examine two different ... More


Applications of the assembly map

Stanley Chang and Shmuel Weinberger

in Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691160498
eISBN:
9780691200354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160498.003.0005
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter describes how the assembly map can be exploited to give results. It also provides interpretations of the Novikov and Borel conjectures, and enables a connection to index theory. To prove ... More


Friedman and Divisia Monetary Measures

William A. Barnett

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter explores the relationship between Milton Friedman’s work and the work on Divisia monetary aggregation, originated by William A. Barnett. The paradoxes associated with Friedman’s work are ... More


Hypoelliptic Laplacian and Orbital Integrals (AM-177)

Jean-Michel Bismut

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151298
eISBN:
9781400840571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151298.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book uses the hypoelliptic Laplacian to evaluate semisimple orbital integrals in a formalism that unifies index theory and the trace formula. The hypoelliptic Laplacian is a family of operators ... More


Introduction

Spyros Alexakis

in The Decomposition of Global Conformal Invariants (AM-182)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153476
eISBN:
9781400842728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153476.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to provide a rigorous proof of the Deser–Schwimmer conjecture. This work is a continuation of the previous two papers of the ... More


Introduction

Robert C. Feenstra and Matthew D. Shapiro

in Scanner Data and Price Indexes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226239651
eISBN:
9780226239668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226239668.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book explores how scanner data can enhance price measurement. Scanner data provide a record of virtually all transactions. Scanner data can decrease the need to measure prices for a limited ... More


An application to local index theory

Jean-Michel Bismut

in Hypoelliptic Laplacian and Orbital Integrals (AM-177)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151298
eISBN:
9781400840571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151298.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This chapter verifies the compatibility of the formula for the orbital integrals of heat kernels introduced in the previous chapter to the index formula of Atiyah-Singer, to the fixed point formulas ... More


Policy analysis in the media: the coverage of public issues and the relevance of context

Manuel Alejandro Guerrero, Monica Luengas Restrepo, Carlos Fuentes Ochoa, and Martha Lizbeth Palacios

in Policy Analysis in Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329152
eISBN:
9781447329176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329152.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Media are key actors in supporting a pluralistic and healthy public life. Greater media autonomy and professionalism imply a balanced coverage of issues based upon diverse and contrasted sources. ... More


Introduction

Jean-Michel Bismut

in Hypoelliptic Laplacian and Orbital Integrals (AM-177)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151298
eISBN:
9781400840571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151298.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This introductory chapter reviews the hypoelliptic Laplacian. It first explains how to mathematically conceive of a union between index theory and the trace formula through the Lefschetz fixed point ... More


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