Faculty Books

James Tobin
Brookings Institution Press | July 2000 | ISBN: 0815770111
(Edited with George L. Perry)  In November 1999 the Brookings Institution and Yale University jointly sponsored a conference to reconsider the national economic policies of the 1960s and the theories that influenced them, in light of subsequent events in the economy and of developments in economic...
Robert J. Shiller
Princeton University Press | March 2000 | ISBN: 0691050627
Winner of the Commonfund Prize, 2000 – This book is a broad study, drawing on a wide range of published research and historical evidence, of the enormous stock market boom that started around 1982 and picked up incredible speed after 1995. Although it takes as its specific starting...
Martin Shubik
MIT Press | December 1999 | ISBN: 0262193442
This is the first volume in a three-volume exposition of Martin Shubik’s vision of “mathematical institutional mathematics” — 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...
Martin Shubik
MIT Press | December 1999 | ISBN: 0262194287
This is the second volume in a three-volume exposition of Martin Shubik’s 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...
Truman F. Bewley
Harvard University Press | 1999 | ISBN: 0674009436
A deep question in economics is why wages and salaries don’t fall during recessions. This is not true of other prices, which adjust relatively quickly to reflect changes in demand and supply. Although economists have posited many theories to account for wage rigidity, none is satisfactory....
Martin Shubik
Edward Elgar | November 1999 | ISBN: 1840641908
This book presents Martin Shubik’s important contribution to the development of game theory, and shows how game theory methods can be used in the study of prices, money and financial institutions. After introducing the reader to his career and the influences which developed his research...
Martin Shubik
Edward Elgar | January 1999 | ISBN: 1858982413
This book presents the most important published articles of Martin Shubik who has made a path-breaking contribution to game theory and political economy. The volume shows how game theory can be used to explore fundamental problems in economics, political science and operations research. The book...
William D. Nordhaus
Resources for the Future Press | September 1998 | ISBN: 0915707950 & 9780915707959
Although the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol focused world attention on the global climate, it was just one step in the ongoing process of addressing climate change in all its facets. Research by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been ongoing since 1988. An...
Shyam Sunder
University of Hawaii Press | November 1997 | ISBN: 0824819675
(Edited with James Mak, Shigeyuki Abe, and Kazuhiro Igawa)  This collection of twenty six essays furnishes concise explanations of everyday Japanese life in simplified economic terms. They begin with such questions as, Do Japanese live better than Americans? Why don’t Japanese workers...
Timothy Guinnane
Princeton University Press | October 1997 | ISBN: 0691043078
Awarded the Donald Murphy Prize of the American Conference for Irish Studies for 1999 — In the years between the Great Famine of the 1840s and the First World War, Ireland experienced a drastic drop in population: the percentage of adults who never married soared from 10 percent to 25 percent,...