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3871. wealth

Wealth is a fundamental concept in economics – indeed, perhaps the conceptual starting point for the discipline. Despite its centrality, however, the ...

By Robert L. Heilbroner. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3872. wealth

Wealth is a fundamental concept in economics – indeed, perhaps the conceptual starting point for the discipline. Despite its centrality, however, the ...

By Robert L. Heilbroner. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3873. wealth constraint

Consumer theory, and thus general equilibrium theory, sees agents as making transactions subject to a wealth constraint, that is, subject to the value ...

By Michael Allingham. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3874. wealth effect

Wealth is ubiquitous in economic analysis; so it is not surprising that the term ‘the wealth effect’ has been used by different authors and even the ...

By Michael R. Darby. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3875. Webb, Beatrice (1858–1943) and Sidney (1859–1947)

Beatrice and Sidney Webb were the primary authors of the political economy of Fabian socialism. Their work together spanning half a century left an ...

By J.M. Winter. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3876. Weber, Alfred (1868–1958)

German economist and cultural sociologist, born 30 July 1868 in Erfurt; died 2 May 1958 in Heidelberg. He studied in Berlin and was Privatdozent there ...

By Martin Beckmann. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3877. Weber, Alfred (1868–1958)

German economist and cultural sociologist, born 30 July 1868 in Erfurt; died 2 May 1958 in Heidelberg. He studied in Berlin and was Privatdozent there ...

By Martin Beckmann. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3878. Weber, Max (1864–1920)

Max Weber was born in 1864 at Erfurt and died in 1920 at Munich. After early studies in the history of commercial law, he established himself as one ...

By David Beetham. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3879. Weber, Max (1864–1920)

Max Weber was one of the leading historical political economists in the Germany of the 1890s. Weber's early work in political economy reflected the distinctive ...

By David Beetham. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3880. Weintraub, Sidney (1914–1983)

Weintraub was born in Brooklyn, New York, on 28 April 1914 and died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on 19 June 1983. Professor at the University of ...

By J. A. Kregel. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987