Computable Economics

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Overview

In the field of economic analysis, computability in the formation of economic hypotheses is seen as the way forward. In this book, Professor Velupillai implements a theoretical research program along these lines. Choice theory, learning rational expectations equlibria, the persistence of adaptive behavior, arithmetical games, aspects of production theory, and economic dynamics are given recursion theoretic (i.e. computable) interpretations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198295273
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 3/16/2000
  • Series: Arne Ryde Memorial Lectures Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

the Madras School of Economics
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Outline
2. Computable Economics: Pioneers and Precursors
3. Computable Rationality
4. Adaptive Behaviour
5. The Modern Theory of Induction
6. Learning in a Computable Setting
7. Effective Playability in Arithmetical Games
8. Notes on Computational Complexity
9. Explorations in Computable Economics
10. Concluding Reflections
Appendix: A Child's Guide to Computability

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