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Advances in Economics and Econometrics

Advances in Economics and Econometrics
Theory and Applications, Ninth World Congress

Volume 2

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Susan Athey, Philip A. Haile, Steve Berry, Elie Tamer, Liran Einav, Aviv Nevo, Mark Armstrong, Glenn Ellison, Kenneth Hendricks, Colin F. Camerer, Ted O'Donoghue, Matthew Rabin, Ariel Rubinstein, Costas Meghir, Fabien Postel-Vinay, Jean-Marc Robin, Joseph G. Altonji, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, Christopher Udry
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  • Date Published: November 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521871532

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  • This is the second of three volumes containing edited versions of papers and a commentary presented at invited symposium sessions of the Ninth World Congress of the Econometric Society, held in London in August 2005. The papers summarize and interpret key developments, and they discuss future directions for a wide variety of topics in economics and econometrics. The papers cover both theory and applications. Written by leading specialists in their fields, these volumes provide a unique survey of progress in the discipline.

    • The 30 most important summative statements of key topics in today's economics
    • Written by world-class, internationally known scholars based in North America and Europe
    • The most rigorous focused analyses of these subjects available anywhere
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    "The sponsorship of the Econometric Society attests to this volume's high quality. Experts from all corners of the world discuss many of the recent developments and ongoing research in economic and econometrics."
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    "The papers contain extensive lists of references, which make them ideal study material for students and researchers alike."
    Paul Embrechts, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Journal of the American Statistical Association

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    • Date Published: November 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521871532
    • length: 444 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 25 x 152 mm
    • weight: 0.76kg
    • contains: 26 tables
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Empirical models of auctions Susan Athey and Philip A. Haile
    2. Identification in models of oligopoly entry Steve Berry and Elie Tamer
    3. Empirical models of imperfect competition: a discussion Liran Einav and Aviv Nevo
    4. Recent developments in the economics of price discrimination Mark Armstrong
    5. Bounded rationality in industrial organization Glenn Ellison
    6. Price discrimination and irrational consumers: discussion of Armstrong and Ellison Kenneth Hendricks
    7. Behavioral economics Colin F. Camerer
    8. Incentives and self-control Ted O'Donoghue and Matthew Rabin
    9. Discussion of behavioral economics Ariel Rubinstein
    10. Dynamic models for policy evaluation Costas Meghir
    11. Microeconometric search-matching models and matched employer-employee data Fabien Postel-Vinay and Jean-Marc Robin
    12. Discussion of 'dynamic models for policy evaluation' and 'microeconometric search-matching models and matched employer-employee data Joseph G. Altonji
    13. Field experiments in development economics Esther Duflo
    14. Institutions and development: a view from below Rohini Pande and Christopher Udry
    Index.

  • Editors

    Richard Blundell, University College London
    Richard Blundell CBE FBA holds the David Ricardo Chair in Political Economy at University College London and is Research Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, London. He is also Director of the Economic and Social Research Council's Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy. Professor Blundell serves as President of the Econometric Society for 2006.

    Whitney K. Newey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Whitney K. Newey is Professor of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A 2000–01 Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Palo Alto, he is Associate Editor of Econometrica and the Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, and formerly served as Associate Editor of Econometric Theory.

    Torsten Persson, Stockholms Universitet
    Torsten Persson is Professor and Director of the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University and Centennial Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He was elected a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001 and served as President of the European Economic Association in 2003.

    Contributors

    Susan Athey, Philip A. Haile, Steve Berry, Elie Tamer, Liran Einav, Aviv Nevo, Mark Armstrong, Glenn Ellison, Kenneth Hendricks, Colin F. Camerer, Ted O'Donoghue, Matthew Rabin, Ariel Rubinstein, Costas Meghir, Fabien Postel-Vinay, Jean-Marc Robin, Joseph G. Altonji, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, Christopher Udry

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