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Quiggin, John

Works: 175 works in 309 publications in 1 language and 3,349 library holdings
Genres: History  Political platforms  Cross-cultural studies 
Classifications: HB87, 330
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Most widely held works by John Quiggin
Zombie economics : how dead ideas still walk among us by John Quiggin( Book )
29 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,266 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. In a new chapter, Quiggin brings the book up to date with a discussion of the re-emergence of pre-Keynesian ideas about austerity and balanced budgets as a response to recession."--From book jacket
Uncertainty, production, choice, and agency : the state-contingent approach by Robert G Chambers( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
These insights open the way for developments in the basic theory of production under uncertainty, the theory of hedging behavior, the analysis of agency problems, and the theory of production insurance."--BOOK JACKET
Generalized expected utility theory : the rank-dependent model by John Quiggin( Book )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 239 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 156 libraries worldwide
Great expectations : microeconomic reform and Australia by John Quiggin( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 153 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 111 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
Taxing times : a guide to Australia's tax debate by John Quiggin( Book )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Privatisation : efficiency or fallacy? : two perspectives by R. R Officer( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 46 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
Interpreting globalization : neoliberal and internationalist views of changing patterns of the global trade and financial system by John Quiggin( Book )
9 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 32 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
International comparisons of living standards and tastes : a revealed preference analysis by S Dowrick( Book )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Australian grain storage, handling and transport industries : an economic analysis ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Convergence in living standards : by Steve Dowrick( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 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
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 21 libraries worldwide
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Quiggin, John
クイギン, ジョン
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