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The economics of uncertainty and information

by Jean-Jacques Laffont

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microeconomics,
  • Uncertainty

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean-Jacques Laffont ; translated by John P. Bonin and Hélène Bonin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB173 .L2352513 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 289 p. :
    Number of Pages289
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2037011M
    ISBN 100262121360
    LC Control Number88013250

    More about this item Book Chapters The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS. John J. McCall, "Introduction to "The Economics of Information and Uncertainty"," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics of Information and Uncertainty, pages , National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. William A. Brock, "Asset Prices in a Production Economy," NBER Chapters, in: The Economics. The Economics of Uncertainty and Information may be used in conjunction with Loffont's Fundamentals of Economics in an advanced course in microeconomics. Both texts provide a thorough account of modern thinking on the subject and a wealth of carefully chosen examples and problems. The first four chapters of The Economics of Uncertainty and Information summarize the essential tools .

    Texts: Timothy van Zandt, (): Economics of Uncertainty and Information. Draft book in preparation for Oxford University Press, available on classes*v2 for your personal use; please do not circulate. We will often go beyond the treatment offered in the text, both in terms of the depth of coverage and to include additional topics. Introduction to the Economics of Uncertainty and Information by Timothy Van Zandt, , available at Book Depository with free delivery : Timothy Van Zandt.

    Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Economics of Uncertainty and Information (The MIT Press) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Information economics or the economics of information is a branch of microeconomic theory that studies how information and information systems affect an economy and economic decisions. Information has special characteristics: It is easy to create but hard to trust. It .


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McCall.The book is good preparation for graduate school, but this is not the main goal of the book. It is instead directed towards the broader audience that I have had in my course. My goal is to enable the students to use formal modeling as a way to reason carefully about economic situations in which there is uncertainty and asymmetric information.In this book the author develops a new approach to uncertainty in economics, which calls for a fundamental change in the methodology of economics.

It provides a comprehensive overview and critical appraisal of the economic theory of uncertainty and shows that uncertainty was originally conceptualized both as an epistemic and an ontological : Springer International Publishing.