Commitment to Full Employment: Macroeconomics and Social Policy in Memory of William S.Vickrey

Commitment to Full Employment: Macroeconomics and Social Policy in Memory of William S.Vickrey

By: Mathew Forstater (author), Sumner M. Rosen (author), Aaron W. Warner (author), Robert L. Heilbroner (author)Paperback

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The 15 papers collected in this book encompass important macroeconomic theories and policies espoused by 1996 Nobel laureate economist William S. Vickrey and his associates. Vickrey wrote a number of papers in the last few years of his life elucidating his "commitment to full employment" as a prerequisite for a decent standard of living for all. Drawing on the foundation of Vickrey's work, the contributors expand and elaborate on issues relative to full employment theory and policy, and on related macro-policy issues.

Contents

Scientific Exploration and Expeditions provides a unique perspective on expeditions made in the quest for scientific knowledge from the fifteenth century to the present day. Concise and appealing articles focus on the scientific goals and accomplishments of the explorers and expeditions, and how the sciences--from anthropology to zoology--benefited from these voyages of discovery..Designed for high school, college, and general readers, this encyclopedia supports curricula in science and history with broad historical and global coverage, as well as coverage of diverse disciplines and fields, such as oceanography, palentology, and environmental science. It covers major expeditions and historial figures as well as lesser-known contemporary explorers and scientists, and highlights contemporary issues of global interest and concern such as polar ice caps and space exploration. The set includes a topic finder, chronologies, photos, original maps, sidebars, cross-references, a glossary, and a bibliography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780765606334
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780765606334
  • ISBN10: 076560633X

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