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1. present value

The present value relation says that, under certainty, the value of a capital good or financial asset equals the summed discounted value of the stream ...

By Stephen F. LeRoy. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Heilbroner, Robert L. (1919–2005)

Robert Heilbroner was among the most popular historians of economic thought in the 20th century and a prominent critic of neoclassical economics and free-market ...

By William Milberg. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. options

An option is a security whose owner has a right to buy (sell) it at a specified price on a specified date (or, with an American-type option, on or before ...

By Robert C. Merton. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. Gorman, W.M. (Terence)

W.M. (Terence) Gorman was a theorist's theorist who nonetheless thought himself to be very practical. His contributions were brilliantly original – both ...

By Charles Blackorby, Daniel Primont and R. Robert Russell. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. Eisner, Robert (1922–1998)

Robert Eisner, a leading American macroeconomist and theorist of the investment function, was an architect of the Keynesian ascendancy in post-war America. ...

By James K. Galbraith. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. incentive compatibility

Incentive compatibility – a characteristic of mechanisms whereby each agent knows that his best strategy is to follow the rules, no matter what the other ...

By John O. Ledyard. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. arbitrage

The absence of arbitrage is the unifying concept for much of finance. Absence of arbitrage is more general than equilibrium because it ...

By Philip H. Dybvig and Stephen A. Ross. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. public finance

Public finance may well be the oldest branch of economics. It concerns not only the effects of fiscal operations on the market but also ...

By Richard A. Musgrave. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008