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Rees, Ray 1943-

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Works: 73 works in 339 publications in 6 languages and 3,313 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Terminology  History 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Creator, Other
Classifications: HB61, 330.03
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Publications by Ray Rees
Most widely held works by Ray Rees
The American dictionary of economics by Graham Bannock( Book )
82 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 887 libraries worldwide
Explains the theories of imporatant economists, discusses the history of economic organizations, and defines the terminology and concepts of modern economics
Public enterprise economics by Ray Rees( Book )
12 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in English and Spanish and held by 445 libraries worldwide
This book provides a concise yet comprehensive analysis of the pricing, output and investment problems of public enterprises. Emphasis is placed on the real problems that public enterprises face today and on the principles which would allow public enterprises to be run in a decentralized way
Economics : a mathematical introduction by C. J McKenna( Book )
19 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 320 libraries worldwide
A textbook aimed at first-year undergraduates in economics, specifically those who are taking a course in mathematics for economists. It provides material on partial differentiation, maximization and matrices and determinants, as well as macroeconomics and
Public economics and the household by Patricia Apps( Book )
12 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 168 libraries worldwide
This graduate-level text develops a more sophisticated model of household economics that allows for multiple-income earners and shared decision-making
The economics of investment analysis by Ray Rees( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1978 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Feasibility study of a cost benefit assessment of maritime industrial development areas by Maurice Peston( Book )
1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Port costs and the demand for port facilities by Maurice Peston( Book )
1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
On the taxation of trade within and between households by Patricia Apps( Book )
9 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Individual vs. joint taxation in models with household production by Patricia Apps( Book )
7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Fertility, female labor supply and public policy by Patricia Apps( Book )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Historically, in virtually all developed economies there seems to be clear evidence of an inverse relationship between female labor supply and fertility. However, particularly in the last decade or so, the relationship across countries has been positive: for example countries like Germany, Italy and Spain with the lowest fertility rates also have the lowest female participation rates. We accept the hypothesis that the reason for this lies in the combined effects of a country's tax system and system of child support, and we have sought to clarify this theoretically, using an extended version of the Galor-Weil model. The results suggest that countries with individual rather than joint taxation, and which support families through improved availability of alternatives to domestic child care, rather than through direct child payments, are likely to have both higher female labor supply and higher fertility. These results are strengthened when we take account of the heterogeneity among households that undoubtedly exists
The microeconomics of insurance by Ray Rees( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
In this relatively short survey, we present the core elements of the microeconomic analysis of insurance markets at a level suitable for senior undergraduate and graduate economics students. The aim of this analysis is to understand how insurance markets work, what their fundamental economic functions are, and how efficiently they may be expected to carry these out
Optimal piecewise linear income taxation by Patricia Apps( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Given its significance in practice, the piecewise linear tax system seems to have received disproportionately little attention in the literature on optimal income taxation. This paper offers a simple and transparent analysis of its main characteristics. -- Piecewise linear ; income ; taxation
Household saving and full consumption over the life cycle by Patricia Apps( Book )
10 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
This paper extends the standard model of life cycle consumption, saving and labor supply in a number of directions. First, it argues that consumption should be defined as expenditure on household production as well as on market goods, that is, we are interested in life cycle profiles of full consumption. If this is done, several well-known puzzles concerning life cycle consumption behaviour are resolved. Secondly, we stress the importance of the heterogeneity of household behaviour in respect of female labour supply and saving, and provide evidence to show that these are very closely related across households. Finally, we formulate theoretical and empirical models incorporating these ideas and use them to show that policy changes, such as a reduction in the progressivity of income taxation, can have effects that contrast sharply with those suggested in the existing literature
Testing the pareto efficiency of household resource allocations by Patricia Apps( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
In a careful and thorough empirical study, Christopher Udry (1996) shows convincingly that, in a large sample of West African households, household resource allocations were not Pareto efficient. This paper argues that observation of the Pareto inefficiency of a household resource allocation does not however refute the hypothesis that it chooses this resource allocation as if it maximises some form of household welfare function possessing the Pareto property. To refute that hypothesis it is necessary to show that the observed allocation does not represent a second best optimum. For this it will be necessary to show that the estimated parameters of the model lie in a region of the parameter space for which the second best optimality of the allocation does not hold
Household models an historical perspective by Patricia Apps( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
This paper is a survey of the literature on theoretical models of the household, paying particular attention to some of the earlier contributions, and using them to place the current state of the theory in perspective. One of its aims is to suggest that the literature's neglect of Samuelson's proposal, that households can be modelled as if they maximised a form of social welfare function, was a mistake. However, the idea following directly from the Nash bargaining models, that the household's preference ordering over the utility profiles of its members depends on exogenous variables, in particular wage rates and non-wage incomes, is an important one. Combined with Samuelson's proposal, it can be made the basis for a general approach to modelling household decision taking, flexible enough to encompass non-cooperative behaviour and Pareto inefficiencies arising out of the inevitable incompleteness and unenforceability of domestic agreements. We also point out the importance of household production and some of the implications of its neglect in modelling households. Above all, the aim is to provide a deeper understanding of the current theoretical literature on household economics by means of a survey of its history
 
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Alternative Names
Rees, R. 1943-
Rees, R. (Ray), 1943-
Rees, Raymond 1943-
Languages
English (159)
Italian (16)
Spanish (7)
Portuguese (2)
German (1)
French (1)
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