Faculty Books

Pinelopi Goldberg
Edward Elgar Publishing | 2015 | ISBN: 9781783479474
(Contributors: D. Autor, A. Costinot, R. Feenstra, G. Hanson, E. Helpman, N. Pavcnik, S. Redding, P. Topalova, E. Verhoogen, A. Wood)  This volume brings together the most influential theoretical and empirical contributions to the topic of trade and inequality from recent years. Segregating it into...
Shyam Sunder
Routledge | February 2014 | ISBN: 9780415636100
(With Daniel Friedman, R. Mark Isaac, and Duncan James)  Seven decades ago, Von Neumann and Morgenstern proposed curved utility functions for explaining choice under risk, generalizing a suggestion two centuries earlier by Daniel Bernoulli. That proposal continues to dominate the field, as...
William D. Nordhaus
Yale University Press | October 2013 | ISBN: 030018977X & 9780300189773
Climate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societies and natural systems. We have entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice, warns economist William Nordhaus. But there is still time to turn around and walk back out of the casino...
Herbert E. Scarf
Palgrave Macmillan | September 2013 | ISBN: 9781137024343, 9781137024374, 9781137024404, 9781137024435
(Edited by Zaifu Yang)  Herbert Scarf is a highly esteemed distinguished American economist. He is internationally famous for his early epoch-making work on optimal inventory policies and his highly influential study with Andrew Clark on optimal policies for a multi-echelon inventory problem, which...
Martin Shubik
Yale University Press | January 2013 | ISBN: 0300188153
(with Thomas Quint)  Using simple but rigorously defined mathematical models, Thomas Quint and Martin Shubik explore monetary control in a simple exchange economy. Examining how money enters, circulates, and exits an economy, they consider the nature of trading systems and the role of...
Xiaohong Chen
Springer | August 2012 | ISBN: 1461416523 or 978-1461416524
(Edited with Norman R. Swanson) This book is a collection of articles that present the most recent cutting edge results on specification and estimation of economic models written by a number of the world’s foremost leaders in the fields of theoretical and methodological econometrics....
Robert J. Shiller
Princeton University Press | March 2012 | ISBN: 0691154880
The reputation of the financial industry could hardly be worse than it is today in the painful aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. New York Times best-selling economist Robert Shiller is no apologist for the sins of finance — he is probably the only person to have predicted...
Dirk Bergemann
World Scientific Publishing, Singapore | March 2012 | ISBN: 0521533740 & 978-0521533744
(with Stephen Morris)  “Equilibrium robustness in informational variables is critical, if one wants to use results from the mechanism design literature in real life applications. The papers included in the Bergemann and Morris book describe state of the art progress in this direction of research....
Ray C. Fair
Stanford Economics and Finance | December 2011 | ISBN: 0804760497
“It’s the economy, stupid,” as Democratic strategist James Carville would say. After many years of study, Ray C. Fair has found that the state of the economy has a dominant influence on national elections. Just in time for the 2012 presidential election, this new edition of his classic text,...
Martin Shubik
MIT Press | January 2011 | ISBN: 0262013207
This is the third and last volume of Martin Shubik’s exposition of his vision of “mathematical institutional economics” — a term he coined in 1959 to describe the theoretical underpinnings needed for the construction of an economic dynamics. The goal is to develop a process-oriented theory of...