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Author: Kumaraswamy Velupillai; Stefano Zambelli; Stephen Kinsella
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, ©2011.
Series: The international library of critical writings in economics, 259
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Computable economics is a growing field of research which has been given much attention by scholars in recent decades. Topics covered in this timely volume include the foundations of computable  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kumaraswamy Velupillai; Stefano Zambelli; Stephen Kinsella
ISBN: 9781843762393 1843762390
OCLC Number: 751521674
Description: lxx, 746 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents:Acknowledgements Introduction K. Vela Velupillai, Stephen Kinsella and Stefano Zambelli PART I FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTABLE ECONOMICS 1. Stephen C. Kleene (1981), `Origins of Recursive Function Theory'2. A.M. Turing (1954), `Solvable and Unsolvable Problems' PART II MATHEMATICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTABLE ECONOMICS 3. L.E.J. Brouwer (1952), `An Intuitionist Correction of the Fixed-Point Theorem on the Sphere'4. Allen Newell, J.C. Shaw and Herbert A. Simon (1958), `Elements of a Theory of Human Problem Solving'5. Ronald Harrop (1961), `On The Recursivity of Finite Sets' 6. H. Steinhaus (1965), `Games, An Informal Talk'7. Hilary Putnam ([1967] 1975), `The Mental Life of Some Machines'8. Douglas S. Bridges (1999), `Constructive Methods in Mathematical Economics'PART III CLASSICS OF COMPUTABLE CHOICE THEORY 9. Douglas S. Bridges (1982), `Preference and Utility: A Constructive Development'10. Alain A. Lewis (1985), `On Effectively Computable Realizations of Choice Functions'11. Alain A. Lewis (1985), `The Minimum Degree of Recursively Representable Choice Functions'12. Berc Rustem and Kumaraswamy Velupillai (1990), `Rationality, Computability, and Complexity'13. Gregory Lilly (1993), `Recursiveness and Preference Orderings' PART IV COMPUTABLE GAME THEORY 14. Michael O. Rabin (1957), `Effective Computability of Winning Strategies'15. Luca Anderlini (1990), `Some Notes on Church's Thesis and the Theory of Games'16. Kislaya Prasad (1991), `Computability and Randomness of Nash Equilibrium in Infinite Games'17. David Canning (1992), `Rationality, Computability, and Nash Equilibrium'18. Kislaya Prasad (1997), `On the Computability of Nash Equilibria'19. K. (Vela) Velupillai (1997), `Expository Notes on Computability and Complexity in (Arithmetical) Games'20. Marcelo Tsuji, Newton C.A. Da Costa and Francisco A. Doria (1998), `The Incompleteness of Theories of Games' PART V COMPUTABLE GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM THEORY 21. Rolf Ricardo Mantel (1968), `Toward a Constructive Proof of the Existence of Equilibrium in a Competitive Economy'22. Hirofumi Uzawa (1962), `Walras' Existence Theorem and Brouwer's Fixed-Point Theorem'23. Herbert E. Scarf (1984), `The Computation of Equilibrium Prices'24. K. Vela Velupillai (2006), `Algorithmic Foundations of Computable General Equilibrium Theory'25. Yasuhito Tanaka (2008), `Undecidability of Uzawa Equivalence Theorem and LLPO (Lesser Limited Principle of Omniscience)' PART VI COMPUTABLE MACROECONOMICS 26. Stephen E. Spear (1989), `Learning Rational Expectations Under Computability Constraints'27. Francesco Luna (1997), `Learning in a Computable Setting. Applications of Gold's Inductive Inference Model'28. Stefano Zambelli (2004), `Production of Ideas by Means of Ideas: A Turing Machine Metaphor'29. K. Vela Velupillai (2007), `The Impossibility of an Effective Theory of Policy in a Complex Economy'PART VII COMPUTABLE MICROECONOMICS 30. Alain A. Lewis (1991), `On the Effective Content of Asymptotic Verifications of Edgeworth's Conjecture'31. Marcel K. Richter and Kam-Chau Wong (1999), `Non-Computability of Competitive Equilibrium'32. K. Vela Velupillai (2009), `Uncomputability and Undecidability in Economic Theory' PART VIII COMPUTABLE AND SOCIAL CHOICE THEORY 33. Alain A. Lewis (1988), `An Infinite Version of Arrow's Theorem in the Effective Setting'34. Jerry S. Kelly (1988), `Social Choice and Computational Complexity'35. H. Reiju Mihara (1997), `Arrow's Theorem and Turing Computability' PART IX EXOTICA 36. A.R.D. Mathias (1992), `The Ignorance of Bourbaki'37. Luca Anderlini and Leonardo Felli (1994), `Incomplete Written Contracts: Undescribable States of Nature'38. K. Vela Velupillai (2005), `The Unreasonable Ineffectiveness of Mathematics in Economics'
Series Title: The international library of critical writings in economics, 259
Responsibility: edited by K. Vela Velupillai, Stefano Zambelli and Stephen Kinsella.


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