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Anonymous Games

James Bergin

in Microeconomic Theory: A Concise Course

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199280292
eISBN:
9780191602498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199280290.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Games with a continuum of players are described. Both one-shot and dynamic games are considered. The focus is on anonymous games where only the distribution of players and actions affect any given ... More


The Role of Science

Gilles Saint-Paul

in The Tyranny of Utility: Behavioral Social Science and the Rise of Paternalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128177
eISBN:
9781400838899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128177.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter describes the social sciences. Unlike the natural sciences, the social sciences are inevitably statistical. When documenting human behavior, for example, they can at most claim that a ... More


Market Socialism or Capitalism?: The Transnational Critique of Neoclassical Economics and the Transitions of 1989

in Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775663
eISBN:
9780804778961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775663.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the period from the 1970s to 1989, a time when neoclassical economists around the world felt that something was wrong with their field and began to criticize themselves ... More


Conclusions

in Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775663
eISBN:
9780804778961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775663.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Neoliberalism is an ideology that seeks to expand the reach of markets and promotes capitalism, strong states, and enterprise owners and managers. However, it has not gained the support of the ... More


Political democracy in the great society

Albert Weale

in Democratic Justice and the Social Contract

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199684649
eISBN:
9780191765063
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684649.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Although deliberative theorists sometimes stress the importance of representation, the participatory political institutions of common property resource regimes cannot be directly transferred to great ... More


The View from Nowhere

Robert Sugden

in The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Chapter 2 addresses a question that economists rarely ask when they engage in normative analysis: to whom is this analysis addressed? I argue that both neoclassical and behavioural economists usually ... More


The Community of Advantage: A Behavioural Economist's Defence of the Market

Robert Sugden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825142
eISBN:
9780191863813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825142.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Normative analysis in economics has usually aimed at satisfying individuals’ preferences. Its conclusions have supported a long-standing liberal tradition of economics that values economic freedom ... More


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