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Computational aspects of general equilibrium theory: refutable theories of value


Kubler, Felix; Brown, D J (2008). Computational aspects of general equilibrium theory: refutable theories of value. Berlin: Springer.

Abstract

This monograph presents a general equilibrium methodology for microeconomic policy analysis. It is intended to serve as an alternative to the now classical, axiomatic general equilibrium theory as exposited in Debreu`s Theory of Value (1959) or Arrow and Hahn`s General Competitive Analysis (1971).
The methodology proposed in this monograph does not presume the existence of market equilibrium, accepts the inherent indeterminancy of nonparametric general equlibrium models, and offers effective algorithms for computing counterfactual equilibria in these models. It consists of several essays written over the last decade, some with colleagues or former graduate students, and an appendix by Charles Steinhorn on the elements of O-minimal structures, the mathematical framework for our analysis.

This monograph presents a general equilibrium methodology for microeconomic policy analysis. It is intended to serve as an alternative to the now classical, axiomatic general equilibrium theory as exposited in Debreu`s Theory of Value (1959) or Arrow and Hahn`s General Competitive Analysis (1971).
The methodology proposed in this monograph does not presume the existence of market equilibrium, accepts the inherent indeterminancy of nonparametric general equlibrium models, and offers effective algorithms for computing counterfactual equilibria in these models. It consists of several essays written over the last decade, some with colleagues or former graduate students, and an appendix by Charles Steinhorn on the elements of O-minimal structures, the mathematical framework for our analysis.

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Item Type:Monograph
Communities & Collections:03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Banking and Finance
Dewey Decimal Classification:330 Economics
Language:English
Date:2008
Deposited On:13 Nov 2008 15:06
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 12:28
Publisher:Springer
Series Name:Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems
Volume:604
Number of Pages:202
ISBN:978-3-540-76590-5
Official URL:http://www.springer.com/economics/economic+theory/book/978-3-540-76590-5
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