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Diamond, Peter A.

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Works: 227 works in 550 publications in 2 languages and 11,729 library holdings
Genres: Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Corrector, Other
Classifications: HD7125, 368.4300973
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Saving Social security a balanced approach by Peter A Diamond ( )
21 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 3,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Social security what role for the future? ( )
9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taxation, incomplete markets, and social security the 2000 Munich lectures by Peter A Diamond ( )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book Peter Diamond analyzes social security as a particular example of optimal taxation theory. Assuming a world of incomplete markets and asymmetric information, he uses a variety of simple models to illuminate the economic forces that bear on specific social security policy issues. The focus is on the degree of progressivity desirable in social security and the design of incentives to delay retirement beyond the earliest age of eligibility for benefits. Before analyzing these models, Diamond presents introductions to optimal income tax theory and the theory of incomplete markets. He incorporates recent theoretical developments such as time-inconsistent preferences into his analyses and shows that distorting taxes and a measure of progressivity in benefits are desirable. Diamond also discusses social security reform, with a focus on Germany
Uncertainty in economics : readings and exercises by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
28 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Individual choice in a static setting; General equilibrium in a static setting; Sequential choice and equilibrium with limited information
Behavioral economics and its applications by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the last decade, behavioral economics, borrowing from psychology and sociology to explain decisions inconsistent with traditional economics, has revolutionized the way economists view the world. But despite this general success, behavioral thinking has fundamentally transformed only one field of applied economics/finance. The editors argue that behavioral economics can have a similar impact in other fields of economics. In this volume, some of the world's leading thinkers in behavioral economics and general economic theory make the case for a much greater use of behavioral ideas in six fields where these ideas have already proved useful but have not yet been fully incorporated, public economics, development, law and economics, health, wage determination, and organizational economics. The result is an attempt to set the agenda of an important development in economics, an agenda of interest to policymakers, sociologists, and psychologists as well as economists. -- From publisher
Reforming pensions : principles and policy choices by N. A Barr ( Book )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Mandatory pensions are a worldwide phenomenon. However, with fixed contribution rates, monthly benefits, and retirement ages, pension systems are not consistent with three long-term trends: declining mortality, declining fertility, and earlier retirement. Many systems need reform. This book gives an extensive nontechnical explanation of the economics of pension design." "Alongside the economic principles of good design, policy must also take account of a country's capacity to implement the system. Thus the theoretical analysis is complemented by discussion of implementation and of experiences, both good and bad, in many countries, with particular attention to Chile and China."--Jacket
Growth, productivity, unemployment : essays to celebrate Bob Solow's birthday by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On time : lectures on models of equilibrium by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A search-equilibrium approach to the micro foundations of macroeconomics by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
8 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social security reform by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Social security systems are being reviewed and changed in many countries around the world. This non-technical book considers some of the key policy issues for design of a social security reform, as well as reviewing much of the academic literature on the positive and normative aspects of social security."
Estimating the real rate of return on stocks over the long term papers by John Y Campbell ( )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pension reform : a short guide by N. A Barr ( Book )
21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is an abridgement of Barr and Diamond's 'Reforming Pensions: Principles and Policy Choices' (OPU, 2008), a larger book that is intended for policy makers and as a supplement in college courses
Cyclical unemployment, structural unemployment by Peter A Diamond ( )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whenever unemployment stays high for an extended period, it is common to see analyses, statements, and rebuttals about the extent to which the high unemployment is structural, not cyclical. This essay views the Beveridge Curve pattern of unemployment and vacancy rates and the related matching function as proxies for the functioning of the labor market and explores issues in that proxy relationship that complicate such analyses. Also discussed is the concept of mismatch
Ranking, unemployment duration, and wages by Olivier Blanchard ( )
3 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abstract: shortest spell of unemployment, called ranking. With the filling of vacancies
On the economics of tourism by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The flow approach to labor markets by Olivier Blanchard ( )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The "flow approach" to labor markets builds up from the flows of workers and of jobs. It is based on three essential components, a specification of labor demand in terms of flows of job creation/destruction, a process of matching between workers and firms, and a process of wage determination where wages depend on the labor market prospects of employed workers and firms, We think that this approach gives the right basic picture of unemployment and unemployment dynamics, and of the relation between wage movements and the state of the labor market. The additional richness it naturally delivers also captures important implications of labor market mechanisms for macroeconomics. Finally, its structure is realistic enough to allow for a productive interaction with - and use of - micro-work and micro-evidence in both labor and product markets. This paper shows the structure of the approach and some of its implications. The first section develops a barebone model; the second adds the flesh
Progettare un buon sistema pensionistico : conferenza sullo stato sociale, Roma, 18 guigno 2004 = Designing a good pension system : conference on the welfare state, Rome 18 June 2004 by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Italian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unemployment and wages : what have we learned from the European experience? by Olivier Blanchard ( Book )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social security reforms in Chile by Peter A Diamond ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rational Expectations Business Cycles in Search Equilibrium by Peter A Diamond ( )
2 editions published in 1996 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Diamond, P. 1940-
Diamond, P. A.
Diamond, P. A. 1940-
Diamond, P. (Peter A.)
Diamond, P. (Peter A.), 1940-
Diamond, Peter.
Diamond, Peter, 1940-
Diamond, Peter Arthur 1940-
Languages
English (205)
Italian (5)
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