The Analytics of Uncertainty and Information

The Analytics of Uncertainty and Information

by Jack Hirshleifer, John G. Riley



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521239561
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/28/1992
Series: Surveys of Economic Literature Series
Pages: 477
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

1. Elements of decision under uncertainty; 2. Risk-bearing: the optimum of the individual; 3. Comparative statics of the risk-bearing optimum; 4. Market equilibrium under uncertainty; 5. Information and informational decisions; 6. The economics of emergent public information; 7. The production of information and its dissemination; 8. Informational asymmetry and contract design; 9. Strategic uncertainty and equilibrium concepts; 10. The economics of contests; 11. Competition and hidden knowledge; 12. Long-run relationships and the credibility of threats and promises.

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