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Incentives, Organization, and Public Economics: Papers in Honour of Sir James Mirrlees


  • Hammond, Peter
    (University of Stanford)

  • Myles, Gareth
    (University of Exeter)


This collection celebrates the career of Sir James Mirrlees, who received the 1996 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on income taxation and its extension to information and incentive problems. His contributions have proved fundamental to the development of a wide range of areas in economics. The 17 papers contained in this volume focus on themes that are representative of Mirrlees' work, including the economics of information, welfare, taxation, project appraisal, and industrial organization. All the contributors have spent time working closely with Mirrlees - either as his co-author or his student - and all are recognized authorities in their fields. The significant new contributions that this collection offers will have wide-ranging appeal, and should prove particularly interesting to scholars working in the areas of microeconomics, microeconomic theory, mathematical economics, and welfare economics. Contributors to this volume - Peter J. Hammond and Gareth D. Myles Benjamin E. Hermalin and Michael L. Katz Avinash Dixit Patrick Bolton and Christopher Harris Hyun Song Shin Partha Dasgupta Peter Diamond and James Mirrlees Jun-ichi Itaya, David de Meza, and Gareth D. Myles Sudhir Anand Ravi Kanbur, Ritva Tarkiainen, and Matti Tuomala Kevin Roberts Peter J. Hammond Geoffrey Heal Athar Hussain, Nicholas Stern, and Joseph Stiglitz Franklin Allen Joseph Farrell Barry Nalebuff Anthony J. Venables

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  • Hammond, Peter & Myles, Gareth (ed.), 2000. "Incentives, Organization, and Public Economics: Papers in Honour of Sir James Mirrlees," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199242290.
  • Handle: RePEc:oxp:obooks:9780199242290

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    5. Renato Gomes & Jean-Marie Lozachmeur & Alessandro Pavan, 2014. "Differential Taxation and Occupational Choice," Discussion Papers 1577, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.

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