1996
James Mirrless
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(1936 - 0)
Nationality
UK
Area of specialisation
Economics of Information
Price Motivation
For his fundamental contribution to the economic theory of incentives under asymmetric information
Affiliation at the time of Award
University of Cambridge
CONTRIBUTION
Pioneering work on economics incentives in situations involving incomplete, or asymmetrical, information specialised in auction theory
PUBLICATIONS
1 A new model of economic growth (1962) 2 optimum growth when technology is changing (1967) 3 The evaluation of national income in imperfect economy (1969) 4 An exploration in the theory of optimum income taxation (1971)