Economics for the Curious

Inside the Minds of 12 Nobel Laureates

  • Editors
  • Robert M. Solow
  • Janice Murray

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Robert M. Solow
    Pages 1-5
  3. Paul R. Krugman
    Pages 7-18
  4. Vernon L. Smith
    Pages 19-32
  5. Peter A. Diamond
    Pages 33-42
  6. Finn E. Kydland
    Pages 77-95
  7. Robert M. Solow
    Pages 97-108
  8. William F. Sharpe
    Pages 141-158
  9. Eric S. Maskin
    Pages 159-169
  10. Roger B. Myerson
    Pages 171-188
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 189-195

About this book

Introduction

12 Nobel Laureates take readers on a tour of some of the everyday issues that can be explored using basic economic principles. Topics include how economic tools can be used to rebuild nations in the aftermath of a war; financing retirement as longevity increases and what governments should really be doing to boost the economy.

Keywords

depression sustainability unemployment

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137383594
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48058-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-38359-4
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