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The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Over 3,000 chapters written by leading experts in the field

  • Includes contributions from 36 Nobel Prize laureates

  • Third edition of award-winning publication contains entries on the most topical issues

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (3053 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii
  2. A

    1. Abbott, Edith (1876–1957)

      • P. Kerr
      Pages 1-2
    2. Abramovitz, Moses (1912–2000)

      • Richard A. Easterlin
      Pages 2-3
    3. Absentee

      • F. Y. Edgeworth
      Pages 3-5
    4. Absolute and Exchangeable Value

      • John Eatwell
      Pages 5-7
    5. Absolute Rent

      • Ednaldo Araquem da Silva
      Pages 7-9
    6. Absorptive Capacity

      • Richard S. Eckaus
      Pages 12-14
    7. Abstinence

      • N. De Marchi
      Pages 14-15
    8. Abstract and Concrete Labour

      • Anwar Shaikh
      Pages 15-17
    9. Acceleration Principle

      • P. N. Junankar
      Pages 17-20
    10. Access to Land and Development

      • Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet
      Pages 20-23
    11. Accounting and Economics

      • Joel S. Demski
      Pages 23-28
    12. Accumulation of Capital

      • Edward J. Nell
      Pages 28-36
    13. Acyclicity

      • Douglas Blair
      Pages 36-37
    14. Adams, Henry Carter (1851–1921)

      • A. W. Coats
      Pages 37-39
    15. Adaptive Estimation

      • Douglas G. Steigerwald
      Pages 39-42
    16. Adaptive Expectations

      • Michael Parkin
      Pages 42-44
    17. Addiction

      • George Loewenstein, Scott Rick
      Pages 44-47
    18. Adding-Up Problem

      • Ian Steedman
      Pages 47-50

About this book

Now in its third edition, this award-winning publication contains entries written by the world’s most influential economists, including 36 Nobel Laureates. In addition to classic and foundational articles of enduring importance, the latest edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics includes entries on topical issues including gender and economics, recent economic crises in the European Union and beyond, health economics and the economics of the Internet.

With over 3,000 individual articles, this is the definitive scholarly reference work for a new generation of economists.


Keywords

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About the authors

Founding 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, Spain;
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; 

Associate Editors
ROGER BACKHOUSE, University of Birmingham, UK;
IAIN BEGG, London School of Economics, UK; 
ROGER FOUQUET, London School of Economics, UK; 
IANNIS IOANNIDES, Tufts University, USA; 
GARETT JONES, George Mason University, USA; 
ADEEL MALIK, University of Oxford, UK, ROBERT PICARD; 
University of Oxford, UK and Yale Law School, USA;
GORDON RAUSSER, University of California, Berkeley, USA; 
JONATHAN TEMPLE, University of Bristol, UK; 
CATHERINE TUCKER, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; 
BRUCE WEINBERG, Ohio State University, USA; 
BARBARA WOLFE, University of Wisconsin, USA

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

  • Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

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

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2018

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-349-95188-8

  • Edition Number: 3

  • Number of Pages: XXIII, 14896

  • Number of Illustrations: 646 b/w illustrations, 108 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Economics, Business Mathematics

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