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Famous figures and diagrams in economics

Author: Mark Blaug; P J Lloyd
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, ©2010.
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This is a unique account of the role played by 58 figures and diagrams commonly used in economic theory. These cover a large part of mainstream economic analysis, both microeconomics and macroeconomics and also general equilibrium theory. The authoritative contributors have produced a well-considered and definitive selection including some from empirical research such as the Phillips curve, the Kuznets curve and the  Read more...
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Famous figures and diagrams in economics.
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, ©2010
(DLC) 2009941142
(OCoLC)528423418
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Blaug; P J Lloyd
ISBN: 9781849806466 1849806462 1282889923 9781282889927
OCLC Number: 688617600
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 468 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART I Single market analysis (partial equilibrium); Basic tools of demand and supply curve analysis; 1. Marshallian cross diagrams; 2. The stability of equilibrium; 3. Indiff erence curves and isoquants; 4. The elasticity of substitution; 5. Substitution and income effects; 6. Engel curves; 7. Homothetic production and utility functions; 8. Long-run and short-run cost curves; 9. The product exhaustion theorem; 10. Classifi cation of technical change; 11. Nash equilibrium; Welfare economics. 27. The logistic growth curve28. Graph theory and networks; PART II General equilibrium analysis; Basic tools of general equilibrium analysis; 29. Circular flow diagrams; 30. The unit simplex; 31. The Edgeworth box; 32. The role of numbers in competition; 33. Production possibilities frontiers; 34. The utility-possibility frontier; 35. The factor price frontier; 36. Pareto effi ciency; 37. The phase diagram technique for analyzing the stability of multiple-market equilibrium; 38. The theory of second best and third best; Open economies; 39. The offer curve; 40. The Stolper-Samuelson box. 41. The Lerner diagram42. The trade theory diagram; 43. The four-quadrant diagram for the two- sector Heckscher-Ohlin model; 44. The integrated world equilibrium diagram; 45. The optimal tariff; PART III Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic analysis and stabilisation; 46. Keynesian income determination diagrams; 47. The IS-LM diagram; 48. The Fleming-Mundell diagram; 49. The aggregate demand aggregate supply diagram; 50. The Phillips curve; 51. The UV or Beveridge curve; 52. The demand curve for money; 53. Non-neutrality of money; 54. The Laffer curve; Growth, income distribution and other topics. 55. Intertemporal utility maximization --
the Fisher diagram56. The diagrams of the Solow- Swan growth model; 57. The Lorenz curve; 58. Kuznets curve; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Blaug, Peter Lloyd.

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