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Quiggin, John

Works: 210 works in 368 publications in 3 languages and 3,663 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Political platforms  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree
Classifications: HB87, 330
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Publications about John Quiggin
Publications by John Quiggin
Most widely held works about John Quiggin
Most widely held works by John Quiggin
Zombie economics : how dead ideas still walk among us by John Quiggin( Book )
38 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,358 libraries worldwide
"In the Graveyard of economic ideology, dead ideas still stalk the land. The recent financial crisis laid bare many of the assumptions behind market liberalism--the theory that market-based solutions are always best, regardless of the problem. For decades, their advocates dominated main stream economics, and their influence created a system where an unthinking faith in markets led many to view speculative investments as fundamentally safe. The crisis seemed to have killed off these ideas, but they still live on in the minds of many--members of the public, commentators, politicians, economists, and even those charged with cleaning up the mess. In Zombie Economics, John Quiggin explains how these dead ideas still walk among us--and why we must find a way to kill them once and for all if we are to avoid an even bigger financial crisis in the future. Zombie Economics takes the reader through the origins, consequences, and implosion of a system of ideas whose time has come and gone. These beliefs--that deregulation had conquered the financial cycle, that markets were always the best judge of value, that policies designed to benefit the rich made everyone better off--brought us to the brink of disaster once before, and their persistent hold on many threatens to do so again. Because these ideas will never die unless there is an alternative, Zombie Economics also looks ahead at what could replace market liberalism, arguing that a simple return to traditional Keynesian economics and the politics of the welfare state will not be enough--either to kill dead ideas, or prevent future crises."--Jacket
Uncertainty, production, choice, and agency : the state-contingent approach by Robert G Chambers( Book )
9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
"This book demonstrates that the state-contingent approach provides the best way to think about all problems in the economics of uncertainty, including problems of consumer choice, the theory of the firm, and principal-agent relationships. The authors demonstrate that dual methods apply under uncertainty and that the dual representations can be developed for stochastic technologies. Moreover, proper exploitation of the properties of alternative primal and dual representations of preferences allows analysts to generalize and extend the results of the existing literature on preferences under uncertainty, thus making expected-utility theory largely superfluous for many decisions
Generalized expected utility theory : the rank-dependent model by John Quiggin( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Economic analysis of choice under uncertainty has been dominated by the expected utility (EU) model, yet the EU model has never been without critics. Psychologists accumulated evidence that individual choices under uncertainty were inconsistent with the predictions of the EU model. Applied work in areas such as finance was dominated by the simpler mean-variance analysis. In the 1980s this skepticism was dispelled as a number of generalizations of EU were proposed, most of which were capable of explaining evidence inconsistent with EU, while preserving transitivity and dominance. Generalized expected utility is now a flourishing subfield of economics, with dozens of competing models and considerable literature exploring their theoretical properties and comparing their empirical performance. But the EU model remains the principal tool for the analysis of choice under uncertainty. There is a view that generalized models are too difficult to handle or incapable of generating sharp results. This creates a need to show that the new models can be used in the kinds of economic analysis for which EU has been used, and that they can yield new and interesting results. This book meets this need by describing one of the most popular generalized models -- the rank-dependent expected utility model (RDEU), also known as anticipated utility, EU with rank-dependent preferences, the dual theory of choice under uncertainty, and simply as rank-dependent utility. As the many names indicate, the model has been approached in many ways by many scientists and for this reason, consideration of a single model sheds light on many of the concerns that have motivated the development of generalized utility models. The popularity of the RDEU model rests on its simplicity and tractability. The standard tools of analysis developed for EU theory may be applied to the RDEU model, but since RDEU admits behavior inconsistent with EU, the field of potential applications is widened. As such, the RDEU model is not as much a competitor to EU as an extension based on less restrictive assumptions
Work for all : full employment in the nineties by J. V Langmore( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Great expectations : microeconomic reform and Australia by John Quiggin( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
In this timely work, John Quiggin critically examines the assumptions, the practice and the future of microeconomic reform and its place in the Australian economy. Is it unambiguously true that competition within the infrastructure benefits business and consumers as well as the infrastructure industry concerned? What are the assumptions upon which such great expectations have been placed, and have they held true in the experience of reform? Great Expectations places the prospect of microeconomic reform in its theoretical and historical context. It examines and evaluates transport deregulation, financial deregulation, tariffs and industry policy, communications deregulation, government business enterprises, contracting out, privatisation, and private infrastructure
Water policy reform : lessons in sustainability from the Murray Darling Basin by John Quiggin( Book )
8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Agriculture in the Murray Darling Basin of Australia represents a controversial 'policy experiment' comprising large capital investments, innovation and enterprise over a 100 year period. This book, which contains contributions from some of Australia's foremost economic, social science and public policy researchers and writers, examines the evolution of public policy frameworks that transformed water management from initial exploitation for irrigation as a dominant single use to a dynamic multiple use resource system. Water Policy Reform provides both analytical insights and examples of succes
Carbon Pricing : Early Experience and Future Prospects ( file )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
In 2012, Australia took the major step of introducing a carbon price, involving the creation of a system of emissions permits initially issued at a fixed price. Carbon Pricing brings together experts instrumental in the development, and operation, of Australia's carbon policy who have played a significant role in the broader debate over climate change policy. Together they have achieved an in-depth analysis of Australia's policy stance on pricing carbon and its implications for the wider economy
Taxing times : a guide to Australia's tax debate by John Quiggin( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Privatisation : efficiency or fallacy? : two perspectives by R. R Officer( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Contemporary issues in Australian economics : essays in honour of Professor Percy Harris ( Book )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Risk, welfare and work ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
In recent years, people's experience of welfare has undergone dramatic transformation, with the responsibility for managing risk being shifted from state institutions to non-governmental agencies and individuals. In this transformation moral and ethical questions about collective responsibility for social and economic risks abound
Interpreting globalization : neoliberal and internationalist views of changing patterns of the global trade and financial system by John Quiggin( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Social indicators and comparisons of living standards : a revealed preference analysis by Steve Dowrick( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Estimating the benefits of Hilmer and related reforms by John Quiggin( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Convergence in living standards : by Steve Dowrick( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
International comparisons of living standards and tastes : a revealed preference analysis by S Dowrick( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Food and the GST by John Quiggin( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 28 libraries worldwide
Australian grain storage, handling and transport industries : an economic analysis ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
The Australian economy in the twentieth century by Bruce Knapman( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Australian economic growth : the role of special interest groups and political factors by John Quiggin( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
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Quiggan, John 1956-
Quiggin, J. 1956-
Quiggin, John
Quiggin, John 1956-
クイギン, ジョン
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Chinese (2)
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