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In this chapter you will: See how economists apply the methods of science, consider how assumptions and models can shed light on the world, learn two simple models - the circular flow and the production possibilities frontier, distinguish between microeconomics and macroeconomics,...
In great part, this book, and its treatment of the subject of brands and
branding, was inspired by the leader article “Pro Logo” which
appeared in The Economist on 8th September 2001. The date of publication
may give some clue as to why the subject did not generate as much
follow-up debate as it might have done.
But there were, and are, other factors which have subdued the kind
of support that the article advocated for brands. The title “Pro Logo” was
a witty response to the title and arguments in Naomi Klein’s 1999 book
Which is more dangerous, a gun or a swimming pool? What do schoolteachers and sumo wrestlers have in common? Why do drug dealers still live with their moms? How much do parents really matter? What kind of impact did Roe v. Wade have on violent crime?
These may not sound like typical questions for an economist to ask. But Steven D. Levitt is not a typical economist. He is a much heralded scholar who studies the stuff and riddles of everyday life-;from cheating and crime to sports and child rearing-;and whose conclusions regularly turn the conventional wisdom on its head....
William A. Barnett is Oswald Distinguished Professor of Macroeconomics
at the University of Kansas. He was previously Research Economist
at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in
Washington, DC; Stuart Centennial Professor of Economics at the University
of Texas at Austin; and Professor of Economics at Washington
University in St. Louis. William Barnett has been a leading researcher in
macroeconomics and econometrics.
Fifty Major Economists provides a comprehensive and clear exposition of the ideas of those
individuals responsible for shaping the discipline of economics. Numerous examples help to
illustrate the key concepts and ideas of these economists. The book covers a wide range of
thinkers, spanning several centuries, beginning with Thomas Mun and Adam Smith, and
progressing to recent Nobel Prize winners such as Robert Lucas and Amartya Sen.
The germ of this book was planted more than two decades
ago in my
efforts to explain economic theory to myself. But why write a book, for
myself or anyone else, trying to explain economic theory rather than
proposing a concrete solution to one of the world’s many urgent problems,
such as how to alleviate income inequality or do something
global warming? Because I had grown tired of listening to heated arguments
that always seemed to disagree for reasons I could never quite
identify. Economics textbooks usually suggested doing nothing.
Non-market valuation has become a broadly accepted and widely practiced means of measuring the economic values of the environment and natural resources. In this book, the authors provide a guide to the statistical and econometric practices that economists employ in estimating non-market values. The authors develop the econometric models that underlie the basic methods: contingent valuation, travel cost models, random utility models and hedonic models.
This book is not simply an annotated roster of the Society of Dead
Economists. As living economists grapple with modern economic
problems and begin to alter their views, more and more readers are
discovering a need for transitional books, books that bridge the gap
between what economics has been and what it is becoming. A Brief
History of Economics: Artful Approaches to the Dismal Science reflects
this desire for a bridge over sometimes troubled waters.
DOES THE SENSORY ORDER HAVE A USEFUL ECONOMIC FUTURE? Cognition and psychology have become central issues in economics. While this interest represents a radical change in economic theory, it does have a useful history that we believe is only partially recognized by contemporary economists
Basic Mathematics for Economists
Economics students will welcome the new edition of this excellent textbook. Given that many students come into economics courses without having studied mathematics for a number of years, this clearly written book will help to develop quantitative skills in even the least numerate student
About Mill: John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873), English philosopher, political theorist, political economist, civil servant and Member of Parliament, was an influential liberal thinker of the 19th century whose works on liberty justified freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control. He was an exponent of utilitarianism, an ethical theory developed by Jeremy Bentham, although his conception of it was very different from Bentham's. He clearly set forth the premises of the scientific method.
The Zeuthen Lectures offer a forum for leading scholars to develop and synthesize novel results in theoretical and applied economics. They aim to present advances in knowledge in a form accessible toa wide audience of economists and advanced students of economics. The choice of topics will range from abstract theorizing to
economic history. Regardless of the topic, the emphasis in the lecture series will be on originality and relevance. The Zeuthen Lectures are organized by the Institute of Economics, University of Copenhagen....
Note that Keynes does not neglect the element of beauty. But he embeds this
point in a much richer tapestry of opportunism, venality, and apologetics. To this
day, seduction-by-deduction is known, in some corners of economics at least, as
“the Ricardian Vice.” Keynes also wrote:
“But although the doctrine itself has remained unquestioned by orthodox
economists up to a late date, its signal failure for purposes of scientific prediction
has greatly impaired, in the course of time, the prestige of its practitioners. For pro-
Economists attract ridicule and resentment in equal measure. People
mock them, in the same way they poke fun at all eggheads and
number-crunchers. But for everyone who scoffs, there is someone (perhaps
the same person) who secretly fears that economists are the unacknowledged
legislators of the world, purveyors of dangerous ideas that
are filling the heads and turning the minds of the political leaders who
claim to be in charge.