The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Heller, Walter Perrin (1942–2001)

  • Ross M. Starr
Reference work entry


Walter Perrin Heller was a leading 20th-century economic theorist, and an early member of the University of California, San Diego, faculty (from 1974 to his death in 2001). He annually taught the UCSD graduate core microeconomic theory course on welfare economics.


American Economic Association Arrow, K. Baumol–Tobin money demand model Consumption function Coordination failure Council of Economic Advisers Demand for money General equilibrium growth, models of Heller, W.P. Money and general equilibrium Non-clearing markets in general equilibrium Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics Walter, W.W. 

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