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The concise encyclopedia of economics

Author: David R Henderson
Publisher: Indianapolis, Ind. : Liberty Fund, ©2008.
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Contains 168 alphabetically arranged essays that provide information about topics related to economics, and includes biographical profiles of nearly one hundred noted economists.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Concise encyclopedia of economics.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Liberty Fund, ©2008
(OCoLC)608326903
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David R Henderson
ISBN: 9780865976658 0865976651 9780865976665 086597666X
OCLC Number: 123350134
Description: xv, 637 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Acknowledgments --
Advertising / George Bittlingmayer --
Agricultural subsidy programs / Daniel A. Sumner --
Airline deregulation / Fred L. Smith Jr. and Braden Cox --
Antitrust / Fred McChesney --
Apartheid / Thomas W. Hazlett --
Arts / Tyler Cowen --
Auctions / Leslie R. Fine --
Austrian school of economics / Peter J. Boettke --
Balance of payments / Herbert Stein --
Bank runs / George G. Kaufman --
Bankruptcy / Todd J. Zywicki --
Behavioral economics / Richard H. Thaler and Sendhil Mullainathan --
Benefit-cost analysis / Paul R. Portney --
Bonds / Clifford W. Smith --
Brand names / Benjamin Klein --
Bubbles / Seiji S.C. Steimetz --
Business cycles / Christina D. Romer --
Campaign finance / Jeffrey Milyo --
Capital gains taxes / Stephen Moore --
Capitalism / Robert Hessen --
Cartels / Andrew R. Dick --
Charity / Russell Roberts --
Communism / Bryan Caplan --
Comparative advantage / Donald J. Boudreaux --
Competing money supplies / Lawrence H. White --
Competition / Wolfgang Kasper --
Conscription / Christopher Jehn --
Consumer price indexes / Michael J. Boskin --
Consumer protection / Daniel B. Klein --
Consumption tax / Al Ehrbar --
Corporate financial structure / Annette Poulsen --
Corporate governance / Randall S. Kroszner --
Corporate taxation / Rob Norton. Corporations / Robert Hessen --
Corruption / François Melese --
Creative destruction / w. Michael Cox and Richard Alm --
Crime / David D. Friedman --
Defense / Benjamin Zycher --
Demand / David R. Henderson --
Disaster and recovery / Jack Hirshleifer --
Discrimination / Linda Gorman --
Distribution of income / Frank Levy --
Economic freedom / Robert A. Lawson --
Economic growth / Paul M. Romer --
Education / Linda Gorman --
Efficiency / Paul Heyne --
Efficient capital markets / Steven L. Jones and Jeffry M. Netter --
Electricity and its regulation / Robert J. Michaels --
Empirics of economic growth / Kevin Grier --
Energy / Jerry Taylor and Peter Van Doren --
Entrepreneurship / Russel S. Sobel --
Environmental quality / Terry L. Anderson --
Ethics and economics / Stephen R.C. Hicks --
European Union / Marian L. Tupy --
Experimental economics / Don Coursey --
Externalities / Bryan Caplan --
Fascism / Sheldon Richman --
Federal Reserve System / Richard H. Timberlake --
Financial regulation / Bert Ely --
Fiscal policy / David N. Weil --
Fiscal sustainability / Laurence J. Kotlikoff --
Forecasting and econometric models / Saul H. Hymans --
Foreign aid / Deepak Lal --
Foreign exchange / Jeffrey A. Frankel --
Free market / Murray N. Rothbard --
Free-market environmentalism / Richard Stroup --
Free trade / Alan S. Blinder --
Futures and options markets / Gregory J. Millman. Game theory / Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff --
Gender gap / Claudia Goldin --
German economic miracle / David R. Henderson --
Global warming : a balance sheet / Thomas Gale Moore --
Gold standard / Michael D. Bordo --
Government debt and deficits / John J. Seater --
Government growth / Robert Higgs --
Great Depression / Gene Smiley --
Health care / Michael A. Morrisey --
Health insurance / John C. Goodman--
Housing / Benjamin Powell and Edward Stringham --
Human capital / Gary S. Becker --
Hyperinflation / Michael K. Salemi --
Immigration / George J. Borjas --
Industrial concentration / William F. Shughart II --
Industrial Revolution and the standard of living / Clark Nardinelli --
Inflation / Lawrence H. White --
Information / Joseph E. Stiglitz --
Information and prices / Donald J. Boudreaux --
Innovation / Timothy Sandefur --
Insider trading / Stanislav Dolgopolov --
Insurance / Richard Zeckhauser --
Intellectual property / Stan Liebowitz --
Interest rates / Burton G. Malkiel --
International capital flows / Mack Ott --
International trade agreements / Douglas A. Irwin --
Internet / Stan Liebowitz --
Investment / Kevin Hassett --
Japan / Benjamin Powell. Job safety / W. Kip Viscusi --
Junk bonds / Glenn Yago --
Keynesian economics / Alan S. Blinder --
Labor unions / Morgan O. Reynolds --
Law and economics / Paul H. Rubin --
Liability / W. Kip Viscusi --
Marginal tax rates / Alan Reynolds --
Marginal tax rates / Alan Reynolds --
Marginalism / Steven E. Rhoads --
Market for corporate control / Jonathan R. Macey --
Marxism / David Prychitko --
Mercantilism / Laura LaHaye --
Microeconomics / Arnold C. Harberger --
Minimum wages / Linda Gorman --
Monetarism / Bennett T. McCallum --
Monetary policy / James Tobin --
Monetary union / Paul Bergin --
Money supply / Anna J. Schwartz --
Monopoly / George J. Stigler --
National income accounts / Mack Ott --
Natural gas : markets and regulation / Robert J. Michaels --
Natural resources / Sue Ann Batey Blackmun and William J. Baumol --
New classical macroeconomics / Kevin D. Hoover --
New Keynesian economics / N. Gregory Mankiw --
OPEC / Benjamin Zycher --
Opportunity cost / David R. Henderson --
Pensions / Henry McMillan --
Pharmaceuticals : economics and regulation / Charles L. Hooper. Phillips Curve / Kevin D. Hoover --
Political behavior / Richard L. Stroup --
Pollution controls / Robert W. Crandall --
Population / Ronald Demos Lee --
Poverty in America / Isabel V. Sawhill --
Present value / David R. Henderson --
Price controls / Hugh Rockoff --
Prisoners' dilemma / Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff --
Privitization / Robert W. Poole Jr. --
Productivity / Alexander J. Field --
Profits / Lester C. Thurow --
Property rights / Armen A. Alchian --
Protectionism / Jagdish Bhagwati --
Public choice / William F. Shughart II --
Public goods / Tyler Cowen --
Rational expectations / Thomas J. Sargent --
Recycling / Jane S. Shaw --
Redistribution / Dwight R. Lee --
Regulation / Robert Litan --
Rent control / Walter Block --
Rent seeking / David R. Henderson --
Risk and safety / Aaron Wildavsky and Adam Wildavsky --
Sanctions / Kimberly Ann Elliott, Gary Clyde Hufbauer, and Barbara Oegg --
Saving / Laurence J. Kotlikoff --
Savings and loan crisis / Bert Ely --
Social security / Thomas R. Saving --
Socialism / Robert Heilbroner --
Spatial economics / Wolfgang Kasper --
Sportometrics / Robert Tollison --
Sports / Gerald W. Scully. Standards of living and modern economic growth / John V.C. Nye --
Stock market / Jeremy J. Siegel --
Supply / Al Ehrbar --
Supply-side economics / James D. Gwartney --
Surface freight transportation deregulation / Thomas Gale Moore --
Taxation / Joseph J. Minarik --
Telecommunications / John Haring --
Tragedy of the commons / Garrett Hardin --
Transition economies / Anders Åslund --
Unemployment / Lawrence H. Summers --
Unintended consequences / Rob Norton --
Urban transportation / Kenneth A. Small --
Welfare / Thomas MaCurdy and Jeffrey M. Jones. Biographies --
Editor's note --
George A. Akerlof --
Armen A. Alchian --
Maurice Allais --
Kenneth Arrow --
Frédéric Bastiat --
Gary Stanley Becker --
Jeremy Bentham --
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk --
James M. Buchanan --
Arthur Frank Burns --
Gustav Cassel --
Ronald H. Coase --
Gerard Debreu --
Robert F. Engle --
Irving Fisher --
Robert W. Fogel --
Milton Friedman --
Ragnar Frisch --
John Kenneth Galbraith --
Henry George --
Clive W.J. Granger --
Trygve Haavelmo --
Roy F. Harrod --
John C. Harsanyi --
Friedrich August Hayek --
James J. Heckman --
Walter Wolfgang Heller --
John R. Hicks --
David Hume --
William Stanley Jevons --
Harry Gordon Johnson --
Daniel Kahneman --
Leonid Vitalievich Kantorovich --
John Maynard Keynes --
Lawrence Robert Klein --
Lawrence Robert Klein --
Frank Hyneman Knight --
Tjalling Charles Koopmans --
Simon Kuznets --
Finn E. Kydland --
Oskar Ryszard Lange --
Wassily Leontief --
Abba Ptachya Lerner --
W. Arthur Lewis --
John Locke --
Robert E. Lucas Jr. --
Fritz Machlup --
Thomas Robert Malthus --
Harry Markowitz --
Alfred Marshall --
Karl Marx --
Daniel L. McFadden --
James Edward Meade --
Carl Menger --
Robert C. Merton --
John Stuart Mill --
Merton H. Miller --
James A. Mirrlees --
Ludwig von Mises --
Franco Modigliani --
Oskar Morgenstern --
Robert A. Mundell --
Gunnar Myrdal --
John F. Nash Jr. --
John von Neumann --
Douglass C. North --
Bertil Gotthard Ohlin --
Arthur M. Okun --
Vilfredo Pareto. Arthur Cecil Pigou --
Edward C. Prescott --
François Quesnay --
David Ricardo --
Lionel Robbins --
Joan Violet Robinson --
Paul Anthony Samuelson --
Jean-Baptiste Say --
Myron S. Scholes --
Theodore William Schultz --
Joseph Alois Schumpteter --
Reinhard Selten --
Amartya Sen --
William F. Sharp --
Herbert Alexander Simon--
Adam Smith --
Vernon L. Smith --
Robert Merton Solow --
Michael Spence --
George J. Stigler --
Joseph E. Stiglitz --
John Richard Nicholas Stone --
Jan Tinbergen --
James Tobin --
Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot --
Thorstein Veblen --
William S. Vickrey --
Jacob Viner --
Leon Walras --
Max Weber --
Knut Wicksell --
Appendixes --
Nobel Memorial Prize winners in economic science --
Chairmen of the Council of Economic Advisers --
Presidents of the American Economic Association --
Contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by David R. Henderson.
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Contains 168 alphabetically arranged essays that provide information about topics related to economics, and includes biographical profiles of nearly one hundred noted economists.

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