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Uncertainty and the firm in general equilibrium theory

Jacques H. Dre ze

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**1984** by Center for Operations Research & Econometrics in Louvain .

Written in English

**Edition Notes**

Statement | Jacques H. Dre ze. |

Series | CORE discussion paper -- No.8426 |

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Open Library | OL14629188M |

Professor Starr's research focuses on general equilibrium theory, mathematical economics and monetary theory. He is the editor of General Equilibrium Models of Monetary Economies () and coeditor of the three-volume Essays in Honor of Kenneth Arrow (Cambridge, ).Price: $ A signaling equilibrium is a separating equilibrium, where firm A issues more debt than firm B. The market is then able to identify the type of the firm and price its security correctly at date 0. Firm A issues more debt to separate itself from firm B. A separating equilibrium is sustained if firm B does not find it worthwhile to mimic firm A File Size: KB.

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DREZE, Jacques H., "Uncertainty and) the firm in general equilibrium theory," CORE Discussion Papers RPUniversité catholique de Louvain, Center for. In economics, general equilibrium theory attempts to explain the behavior of supply, demand, and prices in a whole economy with several or many interacting markets, by seeking to prove that the interaction of demand and supply will result in an overall general l equilibrium theory contrasts to the theory of partial equilibrium, which only analyzes single markets.

It then presents the mathematical general equilibrium model in progressively more general settings, including point-valued, set-valued, and nonconvex set-valued demand and supply.

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The book is organised in seven parts, covering successively decision theory, market allocation, consumption, production, the firm under incomplete markets, labor and public decisions. Under market allocation comes an important paper (21) on the interpretation and properties of the general equilibrium model pioneered in Arrow ().Alma mater: Université de Liège (Licencié), Columbia.

The goal of this paper is to analyze the views of Frank Knight and Ludwig von Mises on the topic of uncertainty and how it influences the theory of individual decision-making and to trace out the implications of the same for the theories of entrepreneurship, equilibrium, and the firm.

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General Equilibrium Theory: An Introduction presents the mathematical economic theory of price determination and resource allocation from elementary to advanced levels, suitable for advanced. The theory of price with which we are concerned in this book is primarily an analysis of equilibrium of the firm and the industry under various market forms.

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Taking general equilibrium theory to be the mod el introduced by its founder, the topic of money and general equilibrium theory is as old as t he subject itself. In the Preface to the f ourth edition. Equilibrium under uncertainty Arrow-Debreu Equilibrium Radner Equilibrium In the Arrow-Debreu model, all trade takes place simultaneously and before uncertainty is re-vealed, which is not very realistic.

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This exercise book follows the same structure as the theory book about Microeconomics. Answer questions about for example consumer theory, /5(33). Abstract. Stimulated by Frank Knight’s book, Risk, Uncertainty and Profit, I present a theory of innovation based on what I term Knightian decision theory includes a concept of uncertainty aversion, a behavioral property manifested by reluctance to undertake new unevaluatable by: Concept and history of general equilibrium theory --An elementary general equilibrium model: the Robinson Crusoe economy --The Edgeworth box --Integrating production and multiple consumption decisions: A2 x 2 x 2 model --Existence of general equilibrium in an economy with an excess demand function --Logic and set theory --RN: real N-dimensional.

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Majumdar M., Radner R. () Uncertainty and General Equilibrium. In: Palgrave Macmillan (eds) The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan, London. Book reÕiews General equilibrium theory q Starr, R.M. Ž Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

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Topics covered include mathematical preliminaries, households and firms, existence of general equilibrium, Pareto efficiency of general equilibrium, the First and Second Fundamental Theorems of 5/5(2). Kenneth Arrow encouraged the creation of an extension of classic axiomatic theory, and in the early s the author proposed axioms that treat symmetrically frequent and rare events, leading to a new definition of rationality and a new form of choice under uncertainty that conforms better to the experimental by: 1.

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This book brings together some of his major contributions to the economic theory of decision making under uncertainty, and also several essays. These include an important essay on 'Decision theory under moral hazard and state dependent preferences' that significantly extends modern theory, and which provides rigorous foundations for subsequent Author: Jacques Drèze.

theory of the firm, partial equilibrium, general equilibrium, welfare economics, imperfect competition, game theory, decisions under risk and uncertainty and finally market imperfections involving externalities.

Prerequisites: It is necessary that students are taking this course be sufficiently well versed in calculus, File Size: KB. Part B is a remarkably lucid introduction to the mathematics of point-set topology needed in any serious study of the general equilibrium model. Both parts will be welcomed by undergraduate students.’ Yves Balasko - University of York ‘This book contains an excellent exposition of Cited by: It then presents the mathematical general equilibrium model in progressively more general settings, including point-valued, set-valued, and nonconvex set-valued demand and supply.

Existence of general equilibrium, fundamental theorems of welfare economics, core convergence, and futures markets with time and uncertainty are treated fully. This book is divided into four sections— natural resources, uncertainty, general equilibrium systems, and policy and applications.

In these sections, this text specifically discusses the resource depletion with technological uncertainty and the Rawlsian fairness principle; monopoly, uncertainty, and exploration; and price discrimination under Book Edition: 1.

It then presents the mathematical general equilibrium model in progressively more general settings, including point-valued, set-valued, and non-convex set-valued demand and supply. Existence of general equilibrium, fundamental theorems of welfare economics, core convergence, and futures markets with time and uncertainty are treated fully.

Appendix: Cooperative Game Theory Exercises General Equilibrium under Uncertainty A. Introduction B. A Market Economy with Contingent Commodities: Description C.

Arrow-Debreu Equilibrium D. Sequential Trade E. Asset Markets F. Incomplete Markets G. Firm Behavior in General Equilibrium Models under Uncertainty H.

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: 1. Concept and history of general equilibrium theory Mathematics Prices and commodities Production with bounded firm technology Households A market economy General equilibrium of the market economy with .The equilibrium of the factor market is illustrated in Figure 2, where in Panel (A), the price of a factor OP and its quantity ON are determined in the market by the interaction of its demand and supply curves D and 5 respectively at point E.

Panel (B) shows that the supply curve of this factor to an individual firm is perfectly elastic and is the same as the marginal cost of that factor, MFC.(A) Production under Uncertainty (B) Entrepreneurial Production (C) The Objectives of Multiple Owner Firms (D) Production and the Stock Market (E) Financial Innovation (5) Temporary Equilibrium (6) General Equilibrium, Information and Rational Expectations (7) Endogenous Uncertainty.

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