Optimal Regulation: The Economic Theory of Natural Monopoly
by Kenneth Train
Publisher: The MIT Press 1991
Number of pages: 338
Optimal Regulation addresses the central issue of regulatory economics -- how to regulate firms in a way that induces them to produce and price 'optimally'. It synthesis an extensive theoretical literature on what constitutes optimality in various situations and what regulatory mechanisms can be used to achieve it.
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by Herbert Scarf - Yale University Press
Contents: Problem of Computing Equilibrium Prices; Determination of an Approximate Fixed Point of Continuous Mapping; Numerical Applications of Brouwer's Theorem; An Extension of the Algorithm; Computation of Equilibria in a General Walrasian Model.
by Bruce E. Hansen - University of Wisconsin
Econometrics is the study of estimation and inference for economic models using economic data. Econometric theory concerns the study of tools and methods for applied econometric applications. This is a first-year Ph.D. econometrics textbook.
by William C. Hood, Tjalling C. Koopmans - J. Wiley and Sons
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by Tjalling C. Koopmans - John Wiley & Sons
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