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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


Formal Approaches

Joseph E. Stiglitz, José Antonio Ocampo, Shari Spiegel, Ricardo Ffrench-Davis, and Deepak Nayyar

in Stability with Growth: Macroeconomics, Liberalization and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780199288144
eISBN:
9780191603884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199288143.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses advances in formal economic theory by examining how different positions among economists arise from their different assumptions and models. The discussion focuses on ways in ... More


Introduction to Part I

Alan Kirman and Louis‐André Gérard‐Varet

in Economics Beyond the Millennium

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198292111
eISBN:
9780191596537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198292112.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Microeconomics

The author suggests that the problem of aggregation in economics has been treated in too extreme a way. Economists want to deal with all individuals as in the General Equilibrium approach, or to ... More


Theoretical Foundations

Angus Deaton

in Understanding Consumption

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288244
eISBN:
9780191596131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288247.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Reviews the basic micro‐foundations of intertemporal choice under uncertainty, and considers the implications for the macroeconomic aggregates of consumption and savings. It also reviews the ... More


The Economics of the Term Structure of Interest Rates

Claus Munk

in Fixed Income Modelling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575084
eISBN:
9780191728648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575084.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The issuer of a bond is borrowing money from the holder of the bond and promises to pay back the loan according to a predefined payment scheme. An individual who has a clear preference for current ... More


A Review of General Asset Pricing Theory

Claus Munk

in Fixed Income Modelling

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575084
eISBN:
9780191728648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575084.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The pricing of fixed income securities follows the same general principles as the pricing of all other financial assets. This chapter explains some important general concepts and results in asset ... More


How Important Is Discrete Adjustment in Aggregate Fluctuations?

Andrew Caplin and John Leahy

in Growth and Productivity in East Asia

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386805
eISBN:
9780226387079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226387079.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The chapters in this volume tend to fall into two camps: those that take a microeconomic perspective on growth and productivity and those that take a more aggregate perspective. In spite of the ... More


Agency

Adam S. Miller

in Speculative Grace: Bruno Latour and Object-Oriented Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251506
eISBN:
9780823253005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251506.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter describes objects as houses made from cards, each object is an actor or an agent. The strength of agency comes from a borrowed grace. With Latour's objects, we need to give full weight ... More


Macroeconomic Shortcuts

Kartik B. Athreya

in Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019736
eISBN:
9780262314404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019736.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Why do macroeconomists usually work with models that seem, to many, to be ridiculous simplifications of reality that stress mathematical coherence over economic substance? This chapter addresses ... More


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