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Editors and Contributors

The comprehensive coverage of The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics is the result of collaboration by an extraordinary team of experts in all areas of the discipline

The 2008 Print and Online Editions

General Editors

Steven N. Durlauf is the Kenneth J. Arrow Professor of Economics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, USA. He has served as Co-Director of the Economics Program of the Santa Fe Institute and is currently a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. A Fellow of the Econometric Society, Durlauf's research covers a range of topics in macroeconomics, econometrics, and income inequality. He received a BA in Economics from Harvard in 1980 and his PhD in Economics from Yale in 1986.

Lawrence E. Blume is Goldwin Smith Professor of Economics at Cornell University, USA. He is a member of the external faculty at the Santa Fe Institute, where he has served as Co-Director of the Economics Program and on the Institute's steering committee. He teaches and conducts research in general equilibrium theory and game theory, and also has research projects on natural resource management and network design. A Fellow of the Econometric Society, he received a BA in Economics from Washington University and a PhD in Economics from Berkeley.

Editorial Board

  • Kenneth Arrow, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Stanford University, USA
  • Sir Tony Atkinson, Professor of Economics, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK
  • Richard Blundell, Professor of Economics, University College London, UK
  • William Brock, Vilas Research Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
  • Sir Partha Dasgupta, Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Peter Diamond, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Roger Guesnerie, Delta, PARIS-Jourdan, France
  • James J Heckman, Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics, University of Chicago, USA
  • Elhanan Helpman, Galen L. Stone, Professor of International Trade, Harvard University, USA
  • Takatoshi Ito, Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Andreu Mas-Colell, Societat de la Informaci√ɬ≥/Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
  • Peter Phillips, Sterling Professor of Economics and Professor of Statistics, Yale University, USA
  • Thomas Sargent, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and WR Berkeley Professor, New York University, USA
  • Peter Temin, Economics Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Associate Editors

The Online Edition

Rachel Sangster, Publisher
Ruth Lefèvre; Senior Editorial Coordinator

Associate Editors:
  • Roger Backhouse, University of Birmingham, UK
    • Biography, History of Economic Thought and Methodology
  • Iain Begg, London School of Economics, UK
    • Economics of the European Union
  • Alison Booth, Australian National University
    • Gender and Economics
  • Roger Fouquet, London School of Economics
    • Energy and Environmental Economics
  • Yannis Ioannides, Tufts University, USA
    • Urban and Rural Economics and Economic Geography
  • Garett Jones, George Mason University, USA
    • Monetary Economics and Behavioral Economics
  • Adeel Malik University of Oxford, UK
    • Economics of the Middle East
  • Robert Picard, University of Oxford, UK and Yale Law School, USA
    • Media and Cultural Economics
  • Gordon Rausser, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • Jonathan Temple, University of Bristol, UK
    • Development
  • Catherine Tucker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Economics of the Internet
  • Bruce Weinberg, Ohio State University, USA
    • Labour Economics
  • Barbara Wolfe, University of Wisconsin
    • Health Economics