Faculty Books

Tjalling C. Koopmans
MIT Press | October 1985 | ISBN: 0262111063 & 9780262111065
(forward by Herbert E. Scarf)  “Tjalling C. Koopmans was awarded the 1975 Nobel Prize for his work on the theory of optimal utilization of resources. This collection represents Koopmans’ work over the past 15 years on such topics as the representation of preference orderings, the computation of an...
Herbert E. Scarf
Cambridge University Press | April 1984 | ISBN: 052125745X
(Edited with John B. Shoven)  This book presents a collection of articles on applied general equilibrium analysis by major contributors to this field. This rapidly expanding method of analysis involves the use of computers to study entire economies and the interrelationships among firms...
Martin Shubik
MIT Press | 1984 | ISBN: 0262192195
This companion volume to Game Theory in the Social Sciences: Concepts and Solutions sketches a unification of several branches of political economy on the basis of the theory of games. The book is in five parts. Part I, Basics, discusses the factors that make economic decision making di...
Ray C. Fair
Harvard University Press | 1984 | ISBN: 0674831802 & 9780674831803
This book gives a practical, applications-oriented account of the latest techniques for estimating and analyzing lard, nonlinear macroeconomic models. Fair demonstrates the application of these techniques in a detailed presentation of several actual models, including his United States model, his...
Martin Shubik
North Holland | August 1983 | ISBN: 0444866787 & 978-0444866783
Volume 6 of the North-Holland Systems and Control Series and contains the following essays: “Game theory,”​ M. Shubik; “A critical assessment of quantitative methodology as a political analysis tool,” ​Ralph E. Strauch Duels and​ George Kimeldorf; “Requirements for the theory of combat,”​ H. K....
James Tobin
Brookings Institution | July 1983 | ISBN: 0631131787 & 9780631131786
(Editor)  Collection of essays by Martin N. Bailey; Robert J. Gordon, John Taylor, Edmund Phelps, Guillermo Calvo, Benjamin Friedman, Lawrence Summers, William D. Nordhaus, Robert Mundell, and James Tobin.
Martin Shubik
MIT Press | 1982 | ISBN: 0262191954
Winner of the 1983 Lanchester Prize of the Operations Research Society of America — This book by a recognized authority on game theory and its applications introduces social scientists in a variety of disciplines to this powerful methodology. The emphasis throughout is on the empirical approach to...
Martin Shubik
Harvard University Press | October 1980 | ISBN: 0674550269 & 9780674433403
(with Richard E. Levitan)  In this book we explore a variety of oligopoly models based on an underlying structure of linear demand. All models noted are reproducible within the structure of a game. A later study will provide some tentative steps toward dynamics using an analytical and behavioral...
Martin Shubik
Harvard University Press | May 1979 | ISBN: 0674946006
(with Garry D. Brewer)  This book is a fascinating examination of a subject that has enormous consequences but few initiates — the system of military combat simulations and their advocates in defense establishments. The scope and importance of this field may be hinted at each spring during...
James Tobin
Yale University Press | 1979 | ISBN: 0226805018
In this work James Tobin discusses two major issues of macroeconomics: the strength of automatic market forces in maintaining full employment equilibrium and the efficacy of government fiscal and monetary policies in stabilizing the economy. Paperback: University of Chicago Press |...