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Much has changed in the latest incarnation of this dictionary. ..It also offers new emphasis on advances that have occurred in microeconomics, Bayesian theory, game theory, and behavioral, international, and experimental economics. Most entries have see also references and bibliographies for further reading. Along with an index of entries, four appendixes are featured... The physical layout of pages and choice of font are easy on the eyes. .. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through faculty/researchers. – CHOICE

The eight-volume set . . . has just arrived and I am greatly impressed. I am so glad that I ordered it. The Dictionary is well worth the retail price - Lawrence H. Officer, Professor of Economics at University of Illinois, USA, and contributor to the Dictionary

Early praise for the new edition

'If the standard of contributions I've seen so far is any guide, the forthcoming second edition of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics should be well worth the wait.' — New Economist Blog

Reviews of the 1987 edition

'The New Palgrave is in a class of its own...The dictionary does everything which one would hope of a successor to the original Palgrave dictionary. There will be no competitor for many decades.' — The Guardian

'This will be the standard reference work on economics until well into the next century.' — The World Economy

'The list of contributors reads like a who's who in economics. The range of topics is breathtaking. The choice of topics is excellent...It is overwhelmingly impressive...a very high quality product that is also unique.' — Martin L. Weitzman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

'To attempt such an undertaking was audacious, to have carried it out is astonishing, and to have done so with so remarkable a list of authors is a tribute to the intelligence and diligence of the editors.' — Alan S. Blinder, Princeton University

'The New Palgrave will be an indispensable reference tool for both junior and senior scholars in economics and perhaps even more for the journalist or business executive. The topics are exhaustive.' — Kenneth J. Arrow, Nobel Prize Winner in Economics