Economics and Language
by Ariel Rubinstein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2000
Number of pages: 136
This short book comprises five essays investigating both the economics of language and the language of economics. Ariel Rubinstein touches on the structure imposed on binary relations in daily language, the evolutionary development of the meaning of words, game-theoretical considerations of pragmatics, the language of economic agents and the rhetoric of game theory.
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The book offers an extensive and up-to-date panorama of Industrial Organization aimed at advanced undergraduates. The analysis of market interactions, business strategies and public policy is performed using the now standard framework of game theory.
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Classic of economic and social theory offers a satiric examination of the hollowness and falsity suggested by the term 'conspicuous consumption', exposing the emptiness of many cherished standards of taste, education, dress, and culture.
by Charles P. Kindleberger - University of California Press
The essays cover a range of historical periods and also include European history and explorations of long-run changes in the American economy. Economists and historians will consult this powerful argument for the importance of historical economics.
by R. Larry Reynolds
This text introduces the reader to an overview of ideas about how the economy is related to society and the individuals. It is not a comprehensive history of economic thought, rather, it introduces ideas and encourages further exploration.