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1. Nemchinov, Vasily Sergeevich (1894–1964)

Born the son of a State Bank messenger in Grabovo, Russia, on 2 January 1894; died in Moscow on 5 November 1964. Nemchinov graduated from the Moscow Commercial ...

By M.C. Kaser. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Massé, Pierre (1898–1987)

Massé was born on 13 January 1898, the same day that Emile Zola in his ‘J'accuse’ revealed the truth about the Dreyfus Affair, which arouses so much passion ...

By Marcel P. Boiteux. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. nonlinear programming

The problem of nonlinear programming is that of maximizing (or minimizing) a given function subject to a set of inequality constraints. Such problems ...

By Michael D. Intriligator. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. simplex method for solving linear programs

The simplex method is used to solve linear programming problems based on pivoting from one iteration to the next. Invented by George Dantzig in 1947, ...

By George B. Dantzig. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. satisficing

‘Satisficing’ (choosing an option that meets or exceeds specified criteria but is not necessarily either unique or the best) is an alternative conception ...

By Herbert A. Simon. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. Kantorovich, Leonid Vitalievich (1912–1986)

Kantorovich made valuable contributions to the theory of welfare and was the founder of the theory of optimal planning of socialist economics. As a professional ...

By V. Makarov. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. Dantzig, George B. (1914–2005)

George Dantzig is known as ‘father of linear programming’ and ‘inventor of the simplex method’. This biographical sketch traces the high points of George ...

By Richard W. Cottle, B. Curtis Eaves and Mukund N. Thapa. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. Tintner, Gerhard (1907–1983)

Gerhard Tintner was born in Nuremberg, Germany, of Austrian parents, and educated in Vienna, completing his doctorate in economics, statistics and law ...

By Karl A. Fox. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. cost minimization and utility maximization

Consider the following standard problem in the theory of demand: Find x*≥0 so as to max u(x) subject to 〈x,p〉≤ω where 〈x,p〉 is the inner product of the ...

By Peter Newman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. operations research

Operations research (OR) is both a profession and an academic discipline. It involves the application of advanced analytical methods to improve executive ...

By Ilan Vertinsky. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008