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Solow, Robert M.

Works: 304 works in 1,011 publications in 10 languages and 20,050 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Contributor, Author of introduction, Publishing director
Classifications: HD82, 338.9
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Growth theory : an exposition by Robert M Solow( Book )

119 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text begins with the author's Nobel Prize Lecture "Growth Theory and After" (1987) followed by the original six chapters of the first edition
Linear programming and economic analysis by Robert Dorfman( Book )

66 editions published between 1958 and 1987 in 7 languages and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed primarily for economists and those interested in management economics who are not necessarily accomplished mathematicians, this text offers a clear, concise exposition of the relationship of linear programming to standard economic analysis. The research and writing were supported by The RAND Corporation in the late 1950s. Linear programming has been one of the most important postwar developments in economic theory, but until publication of the present volume, no text offered a comprehensive treatment of the many facets of the relationship of linear programming to traditional economic theory. This book was the first to provide a wide-ranging survey of such important aspects of the topic as the interrelations between the celebrated von Neumann theory of games and linear programming, and the relationship between game theory and the traditional economic theories of duopoly and bilateral monopoly. Modern economists will especially appreciate the treatment of the connection between linear programming and modern welfare economics and the insights that linear programming gives into the determinateness of Walrasian equilibrium. The book also offers an excellent introduction to the important Leontief theory of input-output as well as extensive treatment of the problems of dynamic linear programming. Successfully used for three decades in graduate economics courses, this book stresses practical problems and specifies important concrete applications
Work and welfare by Robert M Solow( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solow condemns the welfare reforms recently passed by Congress and President Clinton for confronting welfare recipients with an unworkable choice - finding work in the current labor market or losing benefits. He argues that the only practical and fair way to move recipients to work is, in contrast, through an ambitious plan to guarantee that every able-bodied citizen has access to a job. Solow contends that the demand implicit in the 1996 Welfare Reform Act for welfare recipients to find work in the existing labor market has two crucial flaws. Solow concludes that it is legitimate to want welfare recipients to work, but not to want them to live at a miserable standard or to benefit at the expense of the working poor, especially since children are often the first to suffer. Instead, he writes, we should create new demand for unskilled labor through public-service employment and incentives to the private sector - in effect, fair "workfare." Throughout, Solow places debate over welfare reform in the context of a struggle to balance competing social values, in particular self-reliance and altruism
Capital theory and the rate of return by Robert M Solow( Book )

54 editions published between 1963 and 1971 in 4 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great society : lessons for the future by Eli Ginzberg( Book )

8 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The labor market as a social institution by Robert M Solow( Book )

17 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in 3 languages and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical essay on modern macroeconomic theory by Frank Hahn( Book )

40 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following an explanation of microeconomic foundations, chapters introduce the basic elements for a better macro model. The model is simple, but combined with the appropriate model of the labor market it can say useful things about the fluctuation of employment, the correlation between wages and employment, and the role for corrective monetary policy
Inflation, unemployment, and monetary policy by Robert M Solow( Book )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this volume, Robert M. Solow and John B. Taylor present their views on the dilemmas facing U.S. monetary policymakers. The discussants are Benjamin M. Friedman, James K. Galbraith, N. Gregory Mankiw, and William Poole. The aim of this lively exchange of views is to make both an intellectual contribution to macroeconomics and a practical contribution to the solution of a public policy question of central importance."--Jacket
Paul Samuelson and modern economic theory by E. C Brown( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics in a golden age: a personal memoir; Contributions to welfare economics; On general equilibrium and stability; On consumption theory; International trade theory
The Consequences of economic rhetoric by Robert M Solow( Book )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The papers in this volume are drawn from a recent conference at Wellesley College for both theoretical and applied economists, which explored the consequences of rhetoric and conversation within the field of economics
The roaring nineties : can full employment be sustained?( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monopolistic competition and macroeconomic theory by Robert M Solow( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth, productivity, unemployment : essays to celebrate Bob Solow's birthday by Peter A Diamond( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selección de trabajos sobre teoría del crecimiento económico y la productividad industrial, y su relación e influencia en el desempleo
Learning from "learning by doing" : lessons for economic growth by Robert M Solow( Book )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book by a Nobel laureate in economics begins with a brief exposition of Kenneth J. Arrow's classic paper "The Economic Implications of Learning by Doing" (1962). It shows how Arrow's idea fits into the modern theory of economic growth, and uses it as a springboard for a critical consideration of spectacular recent developments that have made growth theory a dynamic topic today. The author then develops a new theory that combines learning by doing (identifying it with the concept of "continuous improvement") with a separate process of discrete "innovations." Learning by doing leads to a fairly smooth reduction in labor required per unit of output, tied to the rate of gross investment in new capital equipment. Innovations arrive at random; when one of them happens, the labor requirement takes a jump downward
Price expectations and the behavior of the price level: lectures given in the University of Manchester by Robert M Solow( Book )

15 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structural reform and economic policy by Robert M Solow( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book takes a more inclusive view and provides analyses that might be useful in a more coordinated and simultaneous approach on all three fronts - labour and product markets, and also the demand side."--Jacket
Economics for the curious : inside the minds of 12 Nobel laureates( Book )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfred Marshall, the founder of modern economics, once described economics as 'the study of mankind in the ordinary business of earning a living'. In "Economics for the Curious", 12 Nobel Laureates show that 'the ordinary business of earning a living' covers a wide range of activities, as they take readers on an engaging tour of some of the everyday issues that can be explored using basic economic principles. Written in the plainest possible language, Nobel Laureates including Paul Krugman, Eric Maskin, Finn E. Kydland and Vernon Smith confront some of the key issues challenging society today - challenges that claim attention in any phase of the business cycle. The range of topics includes how economic tools can be used to rebuild nations in the aftermath of a war; financing retirement as longevity increases; the sustainable use of natural resources and what governments should "really" be doing to boost the economy. "Economics for the Curious" is an accessible but informative display of the kinds of questions economics can illuminate. It will appeal to anyone who has an interest in economics and the world around them, and we hope it will encourage further interest and study in the topic from readers everywhere
Rethinking the financial crisis( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Some economic events are so major and unsettling that they 'change everything.' Such is the case with the financial crisis that started in the summer of 2007 and is still a drag on the world economy. Yet enough time has now elapsed for economists to consider questions that run deeper than the usual focus on the immediate causes and consequences of the crisis. How have these stunning events changed our thinking about the role of the financial system in the economy, about the costs and benefits of financial innovation, about the efficiency of financial markets, and about the role the government should play in regulating finance? In Rethinking the Financial Crisis, some of the nation's most renowned economists share their assessments of particular aspects of the crisis and reconsider the way we think about the financial system and its role in the economy. In its wide-ranging inquiry into the financial crash, Rethinking the Financial Crisis marshals an impressive collection of rigorous and yet empirically-relevant research that, in some respects, upsets the conventional wisdom about the crisis and also opens up new areas for exploration. Two separate chapters - by Burton G. Malkiel and by Hersh Shefrin and Meir Statman - debate whether the facts of the financial crisis upend the efficient market hypothesis and require a more behavioral account of financial market performance. To build a better bridge between the study of finance and the 'real' economy of production and employment, Simon Gilchrist and Egan Zakrasjek take an innovative measure of financial stress and embed it in a model of the U.S. economy to assess how disruptions in financial markets affect economic activity - and how the Federal Reserve might do monetary policy better. The volume also examines the crucial role of financial innovation in the evolution of the pre-crash financial system. Thomas Philippon documents the huge increase in the size of the financial services industry relative to real GDP, and also the increasing cost per financial transaction. He suggests that the finance industry of 1900 was just as able to produce loans, bonds, and stocks as its modern counterpart - and it did so more cheaply. Robert Jarrow looks in detail at some of the major types of exotic securities developed by financial engineers, such as collateralized debt obligations and credit-default swaps, reaching judgments on which make the real economy more efficient and which do not. The volume's final section turns explicitly to regulatory matters. Robert Litan discusses the political economy of financial regulation before and after the crisis. He reviews the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which he considers an imperfect but useful response to a major breakdown in market and regulatory discipline. At a time when the financial sector continues to be a source of considerable controversy, Rethinking the Financial Crisis addresses important questions about the complex workings of American finance and shows how the study of economics needs to change to deepen our understanding of the indispensable but risky role that the financial system plays in modern economies."--Publisher's website
Economic growth : a unified approach by Olivier de La Grandville( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can society improve its living standards? What are the conditions necessary for prosperity? These are the questions that define the essence of growth theory. In this user-friendly book, Olivier de la Grandville provides a fascinating introduction to the theory of economic growth and shows how many results from this field are of paramount importance for society. The classical mechanics of the growth process are carefully explained, with two chapters devoted to the fundamental issue of the substitution of labor for capital in the growth process (co-written with Robert M. Solow, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics). The book also addresses the fundamental question of the optimal investment rate of an economy. In addition, de la Grandville shows us that by unifying the descriptive and normative aspects of growth theory we can generate many fresh insights, including a proof of Adam Smith's 'Invisible Hand' conjecture
An almost practical step toward sustainability by Robert M Solow( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Content Description #A lecture given on the occasion of the Fortieth Anniversary of Resources for the Future, originally published in 1992
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Alternative Names
Merton Solow, Robert 1924-

Robert M. Solow

Robert M. Solow US-amerikanischer konom

Robert Solou

Robert Solow amerikansk ekonom

Robert Solow amerikansk konom

Robert Solow economista statunitense

Robert Solow conomiste amricain

Robert Solow ekonomista amerykański, noblista

Roberts Solovs

Robertus Merton Solow

Solow, Bill

Solow, Bob

Solow, Bob 1924-

Solow, R.

Solow, R. M.

Solow, R. M. 1924-

Solow, Robert

Solow, Robert 1924-

Solow, Robert M.

Solow, Robert Merton.

Solow, Robert Merton 1924-

Solow, Robert Morton

Suoluo, Luobote M. 1924-

Ρόμπερτ Σόλοου

Роберт Салоў

Роберт Солоу

Роберт Солоу американски економист

Робърт Солоу

Солоу, Роберт

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רוברט סולו

رابرت سولو اقتصاددان آمریکایی

رابرٹ سولو

روبرت سولو

روبرت صولو، 1924-

রবার্ট সলো

로버트 솔로 미국의 경제학자

ソロー, R. M

ソロー, ロバート・M



Linear programming and economic analysisWork and welfareA critical essay on modern macroeconomic theoryInflation, unemployment, and monetary policyThe Consequences of economic rhetoricThe roaring nineties : can full employment be sustained?Monopolistic competition and macroeconomic theoryGrowth, productivity, unemployment : essays to celebrate Bob Solow's birthday