F.Y. Edgeworth : Mathematical Psychics and Further Papers on Political Economy

Oxford University Press, 2003 - 653 ページ
F. Y. Edgeworth made major contributions in the early stages of the development of contract and game theory which have had a fundamental impact on economics. This volume brings together a number of his writings on political economy edited by Peter Newman, the leading authority on Edgeworth's life and works. In addition to journal and dictionary articles and book reviews, the volume notably includes his monograph contribution Mathematical Psychics.

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著者について (2003)

Professor Peter Newman was born in Mitcham, Surrey and educated at University College, London and Nuffield College, Oxford. He held posts at the Admiralty's Department of Operational Research and in the Planning Secretariat of Ceylon before becoming a lecturer at the University of West Indies. From 1966 until his retirement in 1990 he was Professor of Political Economy at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, and later Emeritus Professor. He died in New Zealand in November 2001.