Production, Stability and Dynamic Symmetry: The Selected Essays of Ryuzo Sato / Edition 20

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This seminal work offers a carefully edited collection of Ryuzo Sato's pioneering contribution to the analysis of the theories of production, preference, stability and dynamic symmetry in economics.. "This book will be welcomed by scholars interested in technical change and progress.
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Offers a collection of papers spanning the 1960s through the 1990s, by a pioneering contributor on the analysis of theories of production, preference, stability, and dynamic symmetry in economics. Papers examine production functions and preference functions containing both goods and money and study the stability of general equilibrium systems and economic conservation laws. Includes Sato's groundbreaking work on the application of Lie group theory to the estimation of technical progress. Sato is a professor of economics and director of the Center for Japan-US Business and Economic Studies in the Leonard M. Stern School of Business at New York University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. I Production and Preferences
1 Homothetic and Non-Homothetic CES Production Functions 3
2 The Most General Class of CES Functions 14
3 CES Production Function 19
4 On the Class of Separable Non-Homothetic CES Functions 23
5 Production Functions with Variable Elasticity of Factor Substitution: Some Analysis and Testing 37
6 Alternative Approaches to the Estimation of Production Functions and of Technical Change 45
7 Diminishing Returns and Linear Homogeneity: Comment 65
8 Unattainability of Integrability and Definiteness Conditions in the General Case of Demand for Money and Goods 66
9 Self-Dual Preferences 83
10 Estimation of Implicit Utility Models 99
Pt. II Stability
11 The Stability of the Competitive System which Contains Gross Complementary Goods 115
12 On the Stability Properties of Dynamic Economic Systems 120
13 The Stability of Oligopoly with Conjectural Variations 132
14 Substitutability, Complementarity and the Theory of Derived Demand 140
15 On the Distribution of Wealth and Intergenerational Transfers 152
16 The Technology Game and Dynamic Comparative Advantage: An Application to U.S.-Japan Competition 172
17 Risk-Adjusted Deposit Insurance for Japanese Banks 203
Pt. III Dynamic Symmetry
18 The Invariance Principle and Income-Wealth Conservation Laws: Application of Lie Groups and Related Transformations 223
19 Conservation Laws in Continuous and Discrete Models 248
20 Group (Lie Group) Theory 288
21 Hidden Symmetries: Lie Groups and Economic Conservation Laws 293
22 Lie Group Methods and the Theory of Estimating Total Productivity 313
Name index 337
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