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The value of life in general equilibrium

The value of life in general equilibrium

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnupam Jena ... [et al.].
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 14157, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 14157.
ContributionsJena, Anupam B., National Bureau of Economic Research.
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LC ClassificationsHB1
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17088520M
LC Control Number2008610974

Although general equilibrium theory originated in the late nineteenth century, modern elaboration and development of the theory began only in the s and s. This book focuses on the version of the theory developed in the second half of the twentieth century, referred to by Lionel McKenzie as the classical general equilibrium theory. Taking general equilibrium theory to be the mod el introduced by its founder, the topic of money and general equilibrium theory is as old as t he subject itself. In the Preface to the f ourth edition.

General Equilibrium Models of Monetary Economies: Studies in the Static Foundations of Monetary Theory is a collection of essays that addresses the integration of the theory of money and the theory of value by using a mathematical general equilibrium theory. This book uses a computable general equilibrium framework to eval­ uate recent value-added tax reform proposals in the European Union from a welfare point of view. After the publication of the "White Paper" () on the completion of the internal European market, an intense and heated debate about tax impediments to free trade set in.

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