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Mitra, Tapan 1948-

Overview
Works: 95 works in 171 publications in 3 languages and 2,042 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Honoree
Classifications: HB135, 330
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Most widely held works by Tapan Mitra
Capital, investment, and development : essays in memory of Sukhamoy Chakravarty by Kaushik Basu( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Equilibrium, trade, and growth : selected papers of Lionel W. McKenzie by Lionel W McKenzie( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Optimization and chaos : with 13 figures by Mukul Majumdar( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays brings together some articles on dynamic optimization models that exhibit chaotic behavior. Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 9 appeared in a Symposium on Chaotic Dynamical Systems in Economic Theory (Volume 4, Number 5, 1994). Also, Chapters 10,11, and 12 appeared in the Journal of Economic The ory. We would like to thank the authors, and Academic Press for permission to reprint. We are grateful to Professor C.D. Aliprantis for suggesting the idea of a book structured around the Economic Theory Symposium, and without the support and patience of Dr. Mueller this project could not have been completed. We would like to thank Ms. Amy Gowan who cheerfully per formed the arduous task of typing the manuscript. Thanks are also due to Xiao Qing Yu, Tridip Ray and Malabika Majumdar for their help at various stages in the preparation of the manuscript. For a course on dynamic optimization addressed to students with a good background in economic theory and real analysis, one can assign Chapter 2 as a partial introduction to the basic tech niques. Chapters 3 and 4 can be assigned to provide examples of simple optmization models generating complicated behavior
The Calcutta persona by Tapan Mitra( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montage of Calcutta
Sustainability and discounted utilitarianism in models of economic growth by Geir B Asheim( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discounted utilitarianism treats generations unequally and leads to seemingly unappealing consequences in some models of economic growth. Instead, this paper presents and applies sustainable discounted utilitarianism (SDU). SDU respects the interests of future generations and resolves intergenerational conflicts by imposing on discounted utilitarianism that the evaluation be insensitive to the interests of the present generation if the present is better off than the future. An SDU social welfare function always exists. We provide a convenient sufficient condition to identify SDU optima and apply SDU to two well-known models of economic growth. We also investigate the axiomatic basis for SDU
Handbook of optimal growth by Rose-Anne Dana( )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The problem of efficient or optimal allocation of resources is a fundamental concern of economic analysis. The theory of optimal economic growth can be viewed as an aspect of this central theme, which emphasizes in general the issues arising in the allocation of resources over an infinite time horizon, and in particular the consumption-investment decision process in models in which there is no natural ""terminal date"". This broad scope of ""optimal growth theory"" is one which has evolved over time, as economists have discovered new interpretations of its central results, as well as new applications of its basic methods. The Handbook on Optimal Growth provides surveys of significant results of the theory of optimal growth, as well as the techniques of dynamic optimization theory on which they are based. Armed with the results and methods of this theory, a researcher will be in an advantageous position to apply these versatile methods of analysis to new issues in the area of dynamic economics."
Constant savings rates and quasi-arithmetic population growth under exhaustible resource constraints by Geir B Asheim( )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Dasgupta-Heal-Solow-Stiglitz model of capital accumulation and resource depletion we show the following equivalence: If an efficient path has constant (gross and net of population growth) savings rates, then population growth must be quasi-arithmetic and the path is a maximin or a classical utilitarian optimum. Conversely, if a path is optimal according to maximin or classical utilitarianism (with constant elasticity of marginal utility) under quasiarithmetic population growth, then the (gross and net of population growth) savings rates converge asymptotically to constants
Indefinitely sustained consumption despite exhaustible natural resources by David Cass( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Share ribs and income distribution by Ronald Winthrop Jones( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Optimal exploitation of a renewable resource with stochastic nonconvex technology : an analysis of extinction and survival by Tapan Mitra( Book )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the equitability of progressive taxation by Tapan Mitra( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characterizing the sustainability problem in an exhaustible resource model( )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dasgupta-Heal-Solow-Stiglitz model of capital accumulation and resource depletion poses the following sustainability problem: is it feasible to sustain indefinitely a level of consumption that is bounded away from zero? We provide a complete technological characterization of the sustainability problem in this model without reference to the time path. As a byproduct we show general existence of a maximin optimal path under weaker conditions that those employed in previous work. Our proofs yield new insights into the meaning and significance of Hartwick's reinvestment rule. -- Sustainability ; Maximin
On the measurement of economic poverty by Tapan Mitra( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Efficient monetary equilibrium : an overlapping generations model with nonstationary monetary policies by Joan Esteban( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Characterizing the sustainability problem in an exhaustible resource model by Tapan Mitra( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dasgupta-Heal-Solow-Stiglitz model of capital accumulation and resource depletion poses the following sustainability problem: is it feasible to sustain indefinitely a level of consumption that is bounded away from zero? We provide a complete technological characterization of the sustainability problem in this model without reference to the time path. As a byproduct we show general existence of a maximin optimal path under weaker conditions that those employed in previous work. Our proofs yield new insights into the meaning and significance of Hartwick's reinvestment rule
Popular support for progressive taxation in the presence of interdependent preferences by Efe A Ok( Book )

3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public debt in the overlapping generations model : a characterization of bonafide tax-transfer policies by Tapan Mitra( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On optimal depletion of exhaustible resources : existence and characterization results by Tapan Mitra( Book )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Faustmann Solution to the Forest Management Problem by Tapan Mitra( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some Theoretical Results on the Economics of Forestry by Tapan Mitra( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mitra, T. 1948-

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Optimization and chaos : with 13 figuresHandbook of optimal growth