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The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Consists of over 2,000 chapters written by leading figures in the field

  • Includes contributions from 35 Nobel laureates

  • Contains full content from 1987 first edition archive

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Table of contents (3105 entries)

  1. ‘Hahn Problem’

    • F. H. Hahn
  2. ‘Neoclassical’

    • Tony Aspromourgos
  3. ‘Political Economy’

    • Peter Groenewegen
  4. ‘Supply and Demand’

    • Peter Groenewegen
  5. Abramovitz, Moses (1912–2000)

    • Richard A. Easterlin
  6. Absentee

    • F. Y. Edgeworth
  7. Absolute Rent

    • Ednaldo Araquem da Silva
  8. Absorptive Capacity

    • Richard S. Eckaus
  9. Abstinence

    • N. De Marchi
  10. Acceleration Principle

    • P. N. Junankar
  11. Access to Land and Development

    • Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet
  12. Accounting and Economics

    • Joel S. Demski
  13. Accumulation of Capital

    • Edward J. Nell
  14. Acyclicity

    • Douglas Blair

About this book

This is the dynamic online version of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Written by leading figures in the field including many Nobel prize winners, this is the definitive scholarly reference work for a new generation of economists. Regularly updated!

Editors and Affiliations

  • Dept. of Economics, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, USA

    Matias Vernengo

  • Economic Development Division, Economic Commission for Latin America an, Santiago, Chile

    Esteban Perez Caldentey

  • James Madison University, Harrisonburg, USA

    Barkley J. Rosser Jr

About the editors

Editorial Board: KENNETH ARROW Stanford, Emeritus Professor of Economics, USA.  SIR TONY ATKINSON Warden, Nuffield College, Oxford, UK RICHARD BLUNDELL Professor of Economics, University College London, USA.  WILLIAM BROCK Professor of Economics University of Wisconsin, USA.  PARTHA DASGUPTA Professor of Economics, Cambridge, UK.  PETER DIAMOND Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.  ROGER GUESNERIE Delta, PARIS. Jourdan JAMES HECKMAN Professor in Economics, University of Chicago, USA.  ELHANAN HELPMAN Professor of International Trade, Harvard, USA.  TAKATOSHI ITO Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo, Japan.  ANDREU MAS-COLLEL Societat de la Informació PETER PHILLIPS Sterling Professor of Economics& Professor of Statistics, Yale University, USA .THOMAS SARGENT WR Berkley Professor, New York University, USA.  PETER TEMIN Economics Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.    A full list of contributors is be available at

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

  • Editors: Matias Vernengo, Esteban Perez Caldentey, Barkley J. Rosser Jr

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • eBook Packages: Springer Reference Economics and Finance, Reference Module Humanities and Social Sciences, Reference Module Business, Economics and Social Sciences

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-349-95121-5Due: 05 September 2023

  • Topics: Economics, general, Business Mathematics