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The concise encyclopedia of economics /

Other Authors: Henderson, David R.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Liberty Fund, 2008
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Acknowledgments
  • Advertising /George Bittlingmayer
  • Agricultural subsidy programs /Daniel A. Sumner
  • Airline deregulation /Fred L. Smith Jr.andBraden Cox
  • Antitrust /Fred McChesney
  • Apartheid /Thomas W. Hazlett
  • Arts /Tyler Cowen
  • Auctions /Leslie R. Fine
  • Austrian school of economics /Peter J. Boettke
  • Balance of payments /Herbert Stein
  • Bank runs /George G. Kaufman
  • Bankruptcy /Todd J. Zywicki
  • Behavioral economics /Richard H. ThalerandSendhil Mullainathan
  • Benefit-cost analysis /Paul R. Portney
  • Bonds /Clifford W. Smith
  • Brand names /Benjamin Klein
  • Bubbles /Seiji S.C. Steimetz
  • Business cycles /Christina D. Romer
  • Campaign finance /Jeffrey Milyo
  • Capital gains taxes /Stephen Moore
  • Capitalism /Robert Hessen
  • Cartels /Andrew R. Dick
  • Charity /Russell Roberts
  • Communism /Bryan Caplan
  • Comparative advantage /Donald J. Boudreaux
  • Competing money supplies /Lawrence H. White
  • Competition /Wolfgang Kasper
  • Conscription /Christopher Jehn
  • Consumer price indexes /Michael J. Boskin
  • Consumer protection /Daniel B. Klein
  • Consumption tax /Al Ehrbar
  • Corporate financial structure /Annette Poulsen
  • Corporate governance /Randall S. Kroszner
  • Corporate taxation /Rob Norton
  • Corporations /Robert Hessen
  • Corruption /François Melese
  • Creative destruction /w. Michael CoxandRichard Alm
  • Crime /David D. Friedman
  • Defense /Benjamin Zycher
  • Demand /David R. Henderson
  • Disaster and recovery /Jack Hirshleifer
  • Discrimination /Linda Gorman
  • Distribution of income /Frank Levy
  • Economic freedom /Robert A. Lawson
  • Economic growth /Paul M. Romer
  • Education /Linda Gorman
  • Efficiency /Paul Heyne
  • Efficient capital markets /Steven L. JonesandJeffry M. Netter
  • Electricity and its regulation /Robert J. Michaels
  • Empirics of economic growth /Kevin Grier
  • Energy /Jerry TaylorandPeter Van Doren
  • Entrepreneurship /Russel S. Sobel
  • Environmental quality /Terry L. Anderson
  • Ethics and economics /Stephen R.C. Hicks
  • European Union /Marian L. Tupy
  • Experimental economics /Don Coursey
  • Externalities /Bryan Caplan
  • Fascism /Sheldon Richman
  • Federal Reserve System /Richard H. Timberlake
  • Financial regulation /Bert Ely
  • Fiscal policy /David N. Weil
  • Fiscal sustainability /Laurence J. Kotlikoff
  • Forecasting and econometric models /Saul H. Hymans
  • Foreign aid /Deepak Lal
  • Foreign exchange /Jeffrey A. Frankel
  • Free market /Murray N. Rothbard
  • Free-market environmentalism /Richard Stroup
  • Free trade /Alan S. Blinder
  • Futures and options markets /Gregory J. Millman
  • Game theory /Avinash DixitandBarry Nalebuff
  • Gender gap /Claudia Goldin
  • German economic miracle /David R. Henderson
  • Global warming : a balance sheet /Thomas Gale Moore
  • Gold standard /Michael D. Bordo
  • Government debt and deficits /John J. Seater
  • Government growth /Robert Higgs
  • Great Depression /Gene Smiley
  • Health care /Michael A. Morrisey
  • Health insurance /John C. Goodman
  • Housing /Benjamin PowellandEdward Stringham
  • Human capital /Gary S. Becker
  • Hyperinflation /Michael K. Salemi
  • Immigration /George J. Borjas
  • Industrial concentration /William F. Shughart II
  • Industrial Revolution and the standard of living /Clark Nardinelli
  • Inflation /Lawrence H. White
  • Information /Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • Information and prices /Donald J. Boudreaux
  • Innovation /Timothy Sandefur
  • Insider trading /Stanislav Dolgopolov
  • Insurance /Richard Zeckhauser
  • Intellectual property /Stan Liebowitz
  • Interest rates /Burton G. Malkiel
  • International capital flows /Mack Ott
  • International trade agreements /Douglas A. Irwin
  • Internet /Stan Liebowitz
  • Investment /Kevin Hassett
  • Japan /Benjamin Powell
  • Job safety /W. Kip Viscusi
  • Junk bonds /Glenn Yago
  • Keynesian economics /Alan S. Blinder
  • Labor unions /Morgan O. Reynolds
  • Law and economics /Paul H. Rubin
  • Liability /W. Kip Viscusi
  • Marginal tax rates /Alan Reynolds
  • Marginal tax rates /Alan Reynolds
  • Marginalism /Steven E. Rhoads
  • Market for corporate control /Jonathan R. Macey
  • Marxism /David Prychitko
  • Mercantilism /Laura LaHaye
  • Microeconomics /Arnold C. Harberger
  • Minimum wages /Linda Gorman
  • Monetarism /Bennett T. McCallum
  • Monetary policy /James Tobin
  • Monetary union /Paul Bergin
  • Money supply /Anna J. Schwartz
  • Monopoly /George J. Stigler
  • National income accounts /Mack Ott
  • Natural gas : markets and regulation /Robert J. Michaels
  • Natural resources /Sue Ann Batey BlackmunandWilliam J. Baumol
  • New classical macroeconomics /Kevin D. Hoover
  • New Keynesian economics /N. Gregory Mankiw
  • OPEC /Benjamin Zycher
  • Opportunity cost /David R. Henderson
  • Pensions /Henry McMillan
  • Pharmaceuticals : economics and regulation /Charles L. Hooper
  • Phillips Curve /Kevin D. Hoover
  • Political behavior /Richard L. Stroup
  • Pollution controls /Robert W. Crandall
  • Population /Ronald Demos Lee
  • Poverty in America /Isabel V. Sawhill
  • Present value /David R. Henderson
  • Price controls /Hugh Rockoff
  • Prisoners' dilemma /Avinash DixitandBarry Nalebuff
  • Privitization /Robert W. Poole Jr.
  • Productivity /Alexander J. Field
  • Profits /Lester C. Thurow
  • Property rights /Armen A. Alchian
  • Protectionism /Jagdish Bhagwati
  • Public choice /William F. Shughart II
  • Public goods /Tyler Cowen
  • Rational expectations /Thomas J. Sargent
  • Recycling /Jane S. Shaw
  • Redistribution /Dwight R. Lee
  • Regulation /Robert Litan
  • Rent control /Walter Block
  • Rent seeking /David R. Henderson
  • Risk and safety /Aaron WildavskyandAdam Wildavsky
  • Sanctions /Kimberly Ann Elliott,Gary Clyde Hufbauer,andBarbara Oegg
  • Saving /Laurence J. Kotlikoff
  • Savings and loan crisis /Bert Ely
  • Social security /Thomas R. Saving
  • Socialism /Robert Heilbroner
  • Spatial economics /Wolfgang Kasper
  • Sportometrics /Robert Tollison
  • Sports /Gerald W. Scully
  • Standards of living and modern economic growth /John V.C. Nye
  • Stock market /Jeremy J. Siegel
  • Supply /Al Ehrbar
  • Supply-side economics /James D. Gwartney
  • Surface freight transportation deregulation /Thomas Gale Moore
  • Taxation /Joseph J. Minarik
  • Telecommunications /John Haring
  • Tragedy of the commons /Garrett Hardin
  • Transition economies /Anders Åslund
  • Unemployment /Lawrence H. Summers
  • Unintended consequences /Rob Norton
  • Urban transportation /Kenneth A. Small
  • Welfare /Thomas MaCurdyandJeffrey M. Jones
  • Biographies
  • Editor's note
  • George A. Akerlof
  • Armen A. Alchian
  • Maurice Allais
  • Kenneth Arrow
  • Frédéric Bastiat
  • Gary Stanley Becker
  • Jeremy Bentham
  • Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
  • James M. Buchanan
  • Arthur Frank Burns
  • Gustav Cassel
  • Ronald H. Coase
  • Gerard Debreu
  • Robert F. Engle
  • Irving Fisher
  • Robert W. Fogel
  • Milton Friedman
  • Ragnar Frisch
  • John Kenneth Galbraith
  • Henry George
  • Clive W.J. Granger
  • Trygve Haavelmo
  • Roy F. Harrod
  • John C. Harsanyi
  • Friedrich August Hayek
  • James J. Heckman
  • Walter Wolfgang Heller
  • John R. Hicks
  • David Hume
  • William Stanley Jevons
  • Harry Gordon Johnson
  • Daniel Kahneman
  • Leonid Vitalievich Kantorovich
  • John Maynard Keynes
  • Lawrence Robert Klein
  • Lawrence Robert Klein
  • Frank Hyneman Knight
  • Tjalling Charles Koopmans
  • Simon Kuznets
  • Finn E. Kydland
  • Oskar Ryszard Lange
  • Wassily Leontief
  • Abba Ptachya Lerner
  • W. Arthur Lewis
  • John Locke
  • Robert E. Lucas Jr.
  • Fritz Machlup
  • Thomas Robert Malthus
  • Harry Markowitz
  • Alfred Marshall
  • Karl Marx
  • Daniel L. McFadden
  • James Edward Meade
  • Carl Menger
  • Robert C. Merton
  • John Stuart Mill
  • Merton H. Miller
  • James A. Mirrlees
  • Ludwig von Mises
  • Franco Modigliani
  • Oskar Morgenstern
  • Robert A. Mundell
  • Gunnar Myrdal
  • John F. Nash Jr.
  • John von Neumann
  • Douglass C. North
  • Bertil Gotthard Ohlin
  • Arthur M. Okun
  • Vilfredo Pareto
  • Arthur Cecil Pigou
  • Edward C. Prescott
  • François Quesnay
  • David Ricardo
  • Lionel Robbins
  • Joan Violet Robinson
  • Paul Anthony Samuelson
  • Jean-Baptiste Say
  • Myron S. Scholes
  • Theodore William Schultz
  • Joseph Alois Schumpteter
  • Reinhard Selten
  • Amartya Sen
  • William F. Sharp
  • Herbert Alexander Simon
  • Adam Smith
  • Vernon L. Smith
  • Robert Merton Solow
  • Michael Spence
  • George J. Stigler
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • John Richard Nicholas Stone
  • Jan Tinbergen
  • James Tobin
  • Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot
  • Thorstein Veblen
  • William S. Vickrey
  • Jacob Viner
  • Leon Walras
  • Max Weber
  • Knut Wicksell
  • Appendixes
  • Nobel Memorial Prize winners in economic science
  • Chairmen of the Council of Economic Advisers
  • Presidents of the American Economic Association
  • Contributors
  • Index.