Surfing Economics is a collection of essays by one of Europe's leading young economists. These essays are written to bring to life in a non-technical manner some of the fundamental ideas and concepts in contemporary economics, including new Keynesian economics, the natural rate, bounded rationality, social learning and the meaning of economics. Whilst primarily written for the undergraduate student, these essays will entertain and enlighten economists of all ages. Above all, the essays convey the enthusiasm and excitement of Huw Dixon for economics along with his valuable insights into the subject. Just the thing to brighten up your reading lists.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)|
About the Author
HUW DIXON is one of a new generation of outstanding academic economists who has already made a significant contribution to economic thought and is seen as an innovative and creative economist. Huw is Professor of Economics at the University of York.
Table of Contents
Introduction: On Being an Economist.- Equilibrium and Explanation.- Some Thoughts on Artificial Intelligence and Economic Theory.- Oligopoly Theory Made Simple.- Reflections on New Keynesian Economics: the Role of Imperfect Competition.- Of Coconuts, Decomposition and a Jackass: A Geneology of the Natural Rate of Unemployment.