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Knowledge lost in information : the history of information in modern economics

Author: Philip Mirowski; Edward M Nik-Khah
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

An enlightening examination of the role of information in modern economics and how it influences policy and politics.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Mirowski; Edward M Nik-Khah
ISBN: 9780190270063 9780190270087 019027008X 0190270063
OCLC Number: 994058253
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ContentsList of Tables and FiguresChapter 1 It's Not RationalChapter 2 The Standard Narrative and the Bigger PictureChapter 3 Natural Science InspirationsChapter 4 The Nobels and the NeoliberalsChapter 5 The Socialist Calculation Controversy as the Starting Point of the Economics of InformationChapter 6 Hayek Changes his MindChapter 7 The Neoclassical Economics of Information was incubated at CowlesChapter 8 Three Different Modalities of Information in Neoclassical TheoryChapter 9 Going the Market One BetterChapter 10 The History of Markets and the Theory of Market DesignChapter 11 The Walrasian School of DesignChapter 12 The Bayes-Nash School of DesignChapter 13 The Experimentalist School of DesignChapter 14 Hayek and the Schools of DesignChapter 15 Designs on the Market: The FCC Spectrum AuctionsChapter 16 Private Intellectuals and Public Perplexity: The TARPChapter 17 Artificial Ignorance
Responsibility: Philip Mirowski and Edward Nik-Khah.


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"Mirowski and Nik-Khah ask questions of current economics and its direction that no one else is asking. What is information for economists, and does its production and transformation in markets bear Read more...

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