Economics for an Imperfect World
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Economics for an Imperfect World

Essays in Honor of Joseph E. Stiglitz

Edited by Richard Arnott, Bruce Greenwald, Ravi Kanbur and Barry Nalebuff

Essays by leading economic thinkers reflecting the influence of 2001 Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz.

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Essays by leading economic thinkers reflecting the influence of 2001 Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz.

Throughout Joseph Stiglitz's long and distinguished career in economics, the focus has been on the real world, with all of its imperfections. His 2001 Nobel Prize recognized his pioneering research in imperfect information; his work in other areas, including macroeconomics, public economics, and development economics, has been just as influential. This volume, a collection of essays written to mark Stiglitz's sixtieth birthday, reflects the wide-ranging influence of "Stiglitzian" economics. The many distinguished contributors are his teachers, students, and coauthors; their participation testifies to the personal and professional impact of Joseph Stiglitz's contributions to contemporary economic thought.

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$13.75 S | £10.99 ISBN: 9780262012058 616 pp. | 9 in x 6 in 42 illus.

Editors

Richard Arnott

Richard Arnott is Distinguished Professor of Economics at the University of California, Riverside.

Bruce Greenwald

Bruce Greenwald is Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management in the Finance and Economics Division of Columbia Business School.

Ravi Kanbur

Ravi Kanbur is T. H. Lee Professor of World Affairs and Professor of Economics at Cornell University.

Barry Nalebuff

Endorsements

  • Its size and scope make this remarkable volume a fitting tribute to Joe Stiglitz's remarkable career. Its astounding quality and breadth, and amazing list of authors, make it a feast for economic theorists.

    Alan S. Blinder

    Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics, Princeton University