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Mathematical Economics

Mathematical Economics
Twenty Papers of Gerard Debreu

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Werner Hildenbrand, Kenneth J. Arrow, Gerard Debreu, Herbert Scarf
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  • Date Published: October 1986
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521335614

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  • These twenty papers were selected by the author. The book includes a major introduction by Werner Hildenbrand, who assesses Professor Debreu's contribution to economic theory and explains the part played by these papers in the development of the subject.

    • Author has been one of the most prolific economic theorists over the last thirty years
    • Shows the influence Debreu has had over the development of economic theory and mathematical methods in economics
    • Papers selected by Debreu himself
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    • Date Published: October 1986
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521335614
    • length: 264 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.39kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction Werner Hildenbrand
    1. The coefficient of resource utilization
    2. A social equilibrium existence theorem
    3. A classical tax-subsidy problem
    4. Existence of an equilibrium for a competitive economy Kenneth J. Arrow and Gerard Debreu
    5. Valuation equilibrium and Pareto optimum
    6. Representation of a preference ordering by a numerical function
    7. Market equilibrium
    8. Economics under uncertainty
    9. Topological methods in cardinal utiltity theory
    10. New concepts and techniques for equilibrium analysis
    11. A limit theorem on the core of an economy Gerard Debreu and Herbert Scarf
    12. Continuty properties of Paretian utility
    13. Neighboring economic agents
    14. Economies with a finite set of equilibria
    15. Smooth preferences
    16. Excess demand functions
    17. The rate of convergence of the core of an economy
    18. Four aspects of the mathematical theory of economic equilibrium
    19. The application to economies of differential topology and global analysis: regular differentiable economies
    20. Least concave utility functions.

  • Author

    Gerard Debreu, University of California, Berkeley

    Introduction by

    Werner Hildenbrand


    Werner Hildenbrand, Kenneth J. Arrow, Gerard Debreu, Herbert Scarf

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