Nobel Lectures in Economic Sciences, Volume 4 (1996-2000)

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Table of Contents

1996: James A. Mirrlees and William S. Vickrey
Presentation 3
Biography of James A. Mirrlees 7
Information and Incentives: The Economics of Carrots and Sticks 16
Biography of William S. Vickrey 37
Prize Lectures on William Vickrey
Procuring Universal Service: Putting Auction Theory to Work 38
William Vickrey: A Pioneer in the Economics of Incentives 49
1997: Robert C. Merton and Myron A. Scholes
Presentation 61
Biography of Robert C. Merton 65
Applications of Option-Pricing Theory: Twenty-five Years Later 85
Biography of Myron S. Scholes 121
Derivatives in a Dynamic Environment 127
1998: Amartya K. Sen
Presentation 157
Biography of Amartya Kumar Sen 161
The Possibility of Social Choice 178
1999: Robert A. Mundell
Presentation 219
Biography of Robert A. Mundell 223
A Reconsideration of the Twentieth Century 225
2000: James J. Heckman and Daniel L. McFadden
Presentation 247
Biography of James J. Heckman 251
Microdata, Heterogeneity and the Evaluation of Public Policy 255
Biography of Daniel L. McFadden 325
Economic Choices 330
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