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Essays in Honor of Kenneth J. Arrow
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  • 9 b/w illus. 3 tables
  • Page extent: 304 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.62 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 330
  • Dewey version: 19
  • LC Classification: HB846.8 .U53 1986
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Social choice
    • Decision making
    • Equilibrium (Economics)
    • Uncertainty
    • Arrow, Kenneth Joseph,--1921-

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 (ISBN-13: 9780521327046 | ISBN-10: 0521327040)

DOI: 10.2277/0521327040

  • Also available in Paperback
  • Published October 1986

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Professor Kenneth J. Arrow is one of the most distinguished economic theorists. He has played a major role in shaping the subject and is honoured by the publication of three volumes of essays on economic theory. Each volume deals with a different area of economic theory. The books include contributions by some of the best economic theorists from the United Stated, Japan, Israel and Europe. This third volume is entitled Uncertainty, Information, and Communication.


Part I. Uncertainty: 1. Negotiation in games: a theoretical overview Roger B. Myerson; 2. Repeated moral hazard with low discount rates Roy Radner; 3. Existence, regularity, and constrained suboptimality of competitive allocations when the asset market is incomplete John D. Geanakoplos and Heraklis M. Polemarchakis; 4. Asset pricing theories Michael Rothschild; 5. Independence versus dominance in personal probability axioms Thomas Marschak; 6. Univariate and multivariate comparisons of risk aversion: a new approach Menahem E. Yaari; Part II. Information, Communication and Organisation: 7. The cost of communication in economic organisation: II Hajime Oniki; 8. Assembling efficient organisations? W. M. Gorman; 9. Optimal Bayesian mechanisms Eric S. Maskin; 10. Incentive theory with data compression Jerry R. Green and Jean-Jacques Laffont; 11. Alternative limited communication systems: centralisation versus interchange of information Jerry R. Green and Jean-Jacques Laffont.


Roger B. Myerson, Roy Radner, John D. Geanakoplos, Heraklis M. Polemarchakis, Michael Rothschild, Thomas Marschak, Menahem E. Yaari, Hajime Oniki, W. M. Gorman, Eric S. Maskin, Jerry R. Green and Jean-Jacques Laffont

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