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The World of Economics

Palgrave Macmillan

Part of the book series: The New Palgrave (NPA)

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Table of contents (100 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Bribery

    • Susan Rose-Ackerman
    Pages 15-19
  3. Bubbles

    • Charles P. Kindleberger
    Pages 20-22
  4. Burden of the Debt

    • Robert Eisner
    Pages 23-26
  5. Bureaucracy

    • Mancur Olson
    Pages 27-34
  6. Capital Gains and Losses

    • E. Malinvaud
    Pages 35-39
  7. Chicago School

    • M. W. Reder
    Pages 40-50
  8. Coase Theorem

    • Robert D. Cooter
    Pages 51-57
  9. Cobweb Theorem

    • B. Peter Pashigian
    Pages 58-61
  10. Codetermination and Profit-sharing

    • D. M. Nuti
    Pages 62-73
  11. Common Law

    • P. S. Atiyah
    Pages 74-82
  12. Common Property Rights

    • Steven N. S. Cheung
    Pages 83-86
  13. Communications

    • Roger G. Noll
    Pages 87-98
  14. Comparative Advantage

    • Ronald Findlay
    Pages 99-107
  15. Competition and Selection

    • Sidney G. Winter
    Pages 108-116
  16. Conflict and Settlement

    • Jack Hirshleifer
    Pages 117-125
  17. Congestion

    • A. A. Walters
    Pages 126-133
  18. Constitutional Economics

    • James M. Buchanan
    Pages 134-142
  19. Continuity in Economic History

    • Donald N. McCloskey
    Pages 143-148

About this book

What are the central questions of economics and how do economists tackle them? This book aims to answer these questions in 100 essays, written by economists and selected from "The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics". It shows how economists deal with issues ranging from trade to taxation.

Keywords

  • economic theory
  • economics
  • monetary policy
  • poverty
  • taxation
  • trade
  • welfare

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The World of Economics

  • Editors: John Eatwell, Murray Milgate, Peter Newman

  • Series Title: The New Palgrave

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-349-21315-3

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • eBook Packages: Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection, Economics and Finance (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-0-333-55177-6

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-349-21315-3

  • Series ISSN: 2946-9805

  • Series E-ISSN: 2946-9813

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XI, 755

  • Topics: Quantitative Economics, Economics

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Softcover Book USD 39.99
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