1996
William Vickrey
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(1914 - 1996)
Nationality
Canada
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
Columbia University
CONTRIBUTION
1 Developed methods on analysing the problems of incomplete or asymmetrical information 2 Specialised in work in optimal taxation
PUBLICATIONS
Publications • Counter speculation, Auction & competitive sealed tenders (1961). 1 Fifteen fatal fallacies of financial fundamentalism: A Disquisition on demand side economics (1996) 2 Commitment to full employment: The economic and social policy (2000) 3 The full employment and price stability: the macroeconomic vision (2004)