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  1. George Akerlof & Pascal Michaillat, 2017. "Beetles: Biased Promotions and Persistence of False Belief," NBER Working Papers 23523, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Akerlof, George A. & Snower, Dennis J., 2016. "Bread and Bullets," IZA Discussion Papers 9701, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Akerlof, George, 2003. "Writing the "The Market for 'Lemons'": A Personal and Interpretive Essay," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2001-10, Nobel Prize Committee.
  4. Akerlof, George A., 2002. "Autobiography," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2001-3, Nobel Prize Committee.
  5. Pierre Fortin & George A. Akerlof & William T. Dickens & George L. Perry, 2002. "Inflation and Unemployment in the U.S. and Canada: A Common Framework," Cahiers de recherche du Département des sciences économiques, UQAM 20-16, Université du Québec à Montréal, Département des sciences économiques.
  6. Akerlof, George A. & Spence, A. Michael & Stiglitz, Joseph E., 2001. "Interview with the 2001 Laureates in Economics, George A. Akerlof, A. Michael Spence and Joseph E. Stiglitz," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2001-9, Nobel Prize Committee.
  7. Akerlof, George A., 2001. "Behavioral Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Behavior," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2001-4, Nobel Prize Committee.
  8. George A. Akerlof & Andrew K. Rose & Janet L. Yellen, 1990. "Waiting for Work," NBER Working Papers 3385, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    • George A. Akerlof & Andrew K. Rose & Janet L. Yellen, 1990. "Waiting for work," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Nov.
  9. George A. Akerlof & Lawrence F. Katz, 1988. "Workers' Trust Funds and the Logic of Wage Profiles," NBER Working Papers 2548, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. George A. Akerlof & Lawrence F. Katz, 1986. "Do Deferred Wages Dominate Involuntary Unemployment as a Worker Discipline Device?," NBER Working Papers 2025, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. George A. Akerlof & Ross D. Milbourne, 1978. "Irving Fisher on his head II: the consequences of the timing of payments for the demand for money," Special Studies Papers 122, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  12. George A. Akerlof & Ross D. Milbourne, 1978. "The sensitivity of monetarist conclusions to monetarist assumptions: constant lag versus constant target-threshold monitoring," Special Studies Papers 117, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  13. George A. Akerlof & Brian G. M. Main, 1978. "Unemployment spells and unemployment experience," Special Studies Papers 123, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  14. George A. Akerlof, 1978. "A theory of social custom, of which unemployment may be one consequence," Special Studies Papers 118, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  15. George Akerlof, 1978. "A theory of involuntary unemployment," Special Studies Papers 116, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  1. Akerlof, George A. & Snower, Dennis J., 2016. "Bread and bullets," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 126(PB), pages 58-71.
  2. George A. Akerlof & Robert J. Shiller, 2016. "Manipulation and Deception as Part of a Phishing Equilibrium," Business Economics, Palgrave Macmillan;National Association for Business Economics, vol. 51(4), pages 207-212, October.
  3. Akerlof George A & Kranton Rachel, 2010. "Identity Economics," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 7(2), pages 1-3, June.
  4. George A. Akerlof, 2009. "How Human Psychology Drives the Economy and Why It Matters," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 91(5), pages 1175-1175.
  5. George A. Akerlof & Rachel E. Kranton, 2008. "Identity, Supervision, and Work Groups," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(2), pages 212-217, May.
  6. Akerlof George A., 2008. "Comment on "Household Debt in the Consumer Age: Source of Growth--Risk of Collapse" (by Barry Z. Cynamon and Steven M. Fazzari)," Capitalism and Society, De Gruyter, vol. 3(2), pages 1-4, October.
  7. George Akerlof, 2007. "The New Case for Keynesianism," Challenge, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 50(4), pages 5-16, August.
  8. George A. Akerlof & William T. Dickens, 2007. "Unfinished Business in the Macroeconomics of Low Inflation: A Tribute to George and Bill by Bill and George," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 38(2), pages 31-48.
  9. George A. Akerlof, 2007. "The Missing Motivation in Macroeconomics," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(1), pages 5-36, March.
  10. George A. Akerlof, 2006. "Foreword," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 96(2), pages 9-9, May.
  11. Janet L. Yellen & George A. Akerlof, 2006. "Stabilization Policy: A Reconsideration," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 44(1), pages 1-22, January.
  12. George A. Akerlof & Rachel E. Kranton, 2005. "Identity and the Economics of Organizations," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 19(1), pages 9-32, Winter.
  13. Akerlof George, 2004. "Election 2004: Fiction vs. Reality," The Economists' Voice, De Gruyter, vol. 1(2), pages 1-8, October.
  14. George A. Akerlof & Rachel E. Kranton, 2002. "Identity and Schooling: Some Lessons for the Economics of Education," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 40(4), pages 1167-1201, December.
  15. George A. Akerlof, 2002. "Behavioral Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Behavior," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 92(3), pages 411-433, June.
  16. George A. Akerlof & William T. Dickens & George L. Perry, 2000. "Near-Rational Wage and Price Setting and the Long-Run Phillips Curve," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 31(1), pages 1-60.
  17. George A. Akerlof & Rachel E. Kranton, 2000. "Economics and Identity," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 115(3), pages 715-753.
  18. Akerlof, George A, 1998. "Men without Children," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 108(447), pages 287-309, March.
  19. George A. Akerlof, 1997. "Social Distance and Social Decisions," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 65(5), pages 1005-1028, September.
  20. George A. Akerlof & William R. Dickens & George L. Perry, 1996. "The Macroeconomics of Low Inflation," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 27(1), pages 1-76.
  21. George A. Akerlof & Janet L. Yellen & Michael L. Katz, 1996. "An Analysis of Out-of-Wedlock Childbearing in the United States," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 111(2), pages 277-317.
  22. George A. Akerlof & Paul M. Romer, 1993. "Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy for Profit," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 24(2), pages 1-74.
  23. Akerlof, George A, 1991. "Procrastination and Obedience," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 81(2), pages 1-19, May.
  24. George A. Akerlof & Andrew K. Rose & Janet L. Yellen & Helga Hessenius, 1991. "East Germany in from the Cold: The Economic Aftermath of Currency Union," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 22(1), pages 1-106.
  25. George A. Akerlof & Janet L. Yellen, 1990. "The Fair Wage-Effort Hypothesis and Unemployment," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 105(2), pages 255-283.
  26. George A. Akerlof & Andrew K. Rose & Janet L. Yellen, 1990. "Waiting for work," Proceedings, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, issue Nov.
  27. George A. Akerlof, 1989. "The Economics Of Illusion," Economics and Politics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 1(1), pages 1-15, 03.
  28. George A. Akerlof & Lawrence F. Katz, 1989. "Workers' Trust Funds and the Logic of Wage Profiles," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 104(3), pages 525-536.
  29. George A. Akerlof & Andrew K. Rose & Janet L. Yellen, 1988. "Job Switching and Job Satisfaction in the U.S. Labor Market," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 19(2), pages 495-594.
  30. Akerlof, George A & Yellen, Janet L, 1988. "Fairness and Unemployment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 78(2), pages 44-49, May.
  31. Akerlof, George A & Yellen, Janet L, 1987. "Rational Models of Irrational Behavior," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 77(2), pages 137-142, May.
  32. Akerlof, George A, 1985. "Discriminatory, Status-based Wages among Tradition-oriented, Stochastically Trading Coconut Producers," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 93(2), pages 265-276, April.
  33. George A. Akerlof & Janet L. Yellen, 1985. "A Near-Rational Model of the Business Cycle, with Wage and Price Inertia," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 100(Supplemen), pages 823-838.
  34. Akerlof, George A & Yellen, Janet L, 1985. "Can Small Deviations from Rationality Make Significant Differences to Economic Equilibria?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 75(4), pages 708-720, September.
  35. George A. Akerlof & Janet L. Yellen, 1985. "Unemployment Through the Filter of Memory," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 100(3), pages 747-773.
  36. Akerlof, George A, 1984. "Gift Exchange and Efficiency-Wage Theory: Four Views," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(2), pages 79-83, May.
  37. Akerlof, George A & Main, Brian G M, 1983. "Measures of Unemployment Duration as Guides to Research and Policy: Reply [An Experience-Weighted Measure of Employment and Unemployment Duration]," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 73(5), pages 1151-1152, December.
  38. Akerlof, George A, 1983. "Loyalty Filters," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 73(1), pages 54-63, March.
  39. George A. Akerlof, 1982. "Labor Contracts as Partial Gift Exchange," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 97(4), pages 543-569.
  40. Akerlof, George A & Dickens, William T, 1982. "The Economic Consequences of Cognitive Dissonance," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 72(3), pages 307-319, June.
  41. Akerlof, George A, 1982. "The Short-Run Demand for Money: A New Look at an Old Problem," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 72(2), pages 35-39, May.
  42. George A. Akerlof, 1981. "Jobs as Dam Sites," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 48(1), pages 37-49.
  43. Akerlof, George A & Main, Brian G M, 1981. "An Experience-Weighted Measure of Employment and Unemployment Durations," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 71(5), pages 1003-1011, December.
  44. George A. Akerlof, 1980. "A Theory of Social Custom, of which Unemployment may be One Consequence," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 94(4), pages 749-775.
  45. Akerlof, George A & Main, Brian G M, 1980. "Maximum Likelihood Estimation with Pooled Observations: An Example from labor Economics," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 21(3), pages 507-515, October.
  46. George A. Akerlof & Ross D. Milbourne, 1980. "Irving Fisher on His Head II: The Consequences of the Timing of Payments for the Demand for Money," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 95(1), pages 145-157.
  47. Akerlof, George A & Main, Brian G M, 1980. "Unemployment Spells and Unemployment Experience," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 70(5), pages 885-893, December.
  48. George A. Akerlof & Hajime Miyazaki, 1980. "The Implicit Contract Theory of Unemployment meets the Wage Bill Argument," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 47(2), pages 321-338.
  49. Akerlof, George A & Milbourne, Ross D, 1980. "The Short Run Demand for Money," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 90(363), pages 885-900, December.
  50. Akerlof, George A, 1979. "The Case against Conservative Macroeconomics: An Inaugural Lecture," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 46(183), pages 219-237, August.
  51. George A. Akerlof, 1979. "Irving Fisher on his Head: The Consequences of Constant Threshold-Target Monitoring of Money Holdings," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 93(2), pages 169-187.
  52. Akerlof, George A., 1978. "The microeconomic foundations of a flow of funds theory of the demand for money," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 190-215, June.
  53. Akerlof, George A & Milbourne, Ross D, 1978. "New Calculations of Income and Interest Elasticities in Tobin's Model of the Transactions Demand for Money," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 60(4), pages 541-546, November.
  54. George Akerlof, 1976. "The Economics of Caste and of the Rat Race and Other Woeful Tales," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 90(4), pages 599-617.
  55. Akerlof, George A, 1976. "Inflationary Tales Told by Static Models: The Case of Price Setters," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 66(2), pages 72-76, May.
  56. George A. Akerlof, 1976. "Reply to Professor Heal," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 90(3), pages 503-503.
  57. George A. Akerlof, 1973. "The Demand for Money: A General-Equilibrium Inventory-Theoretic Approach," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 40(1), pages 115-130.
  58. Akerlof, George A. & Burmeister, Edwin, 1970. "Substitution in a general equilibrium framework," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 2(4), pages 411-422, December.
  59. George A. Akerlof, 1970. "The Market for "Lemons": Quality Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 84(3), pages 488-500.
  60. Akerlof, George A, 1969. "Structural Unemployment in a Neoclassical Framework," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 77(3), pages 399-407, May/June.
  61. Akerlof, George A & Stiglitz, Joseph E, 1969. "Capital, Wages and Structural Unemployment," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 79(314), pages 269-281, June.
  62. George A. Akerlof, 1969. "Relative Wages and the Rate of Inflation," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 83(3), pages 353-374.
  1. George A. Akerlof & Rachel E. Kranton, 2011. "Introduction," Introductory Chapters,in: Identity Economics: How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages, and Well-Being Princeton University Press.
  2. George A. Akerlof & Robert J. Shiller, 2010. "Introduction," Introductory Chapters,in: Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism Princeton University Press.
  3. George A. Akerlof, 2002. "Path dependence, its critics and the quest for 'historical economics'," Chapters,in: Market Failure or Success, chapter 5 Edward Elgar Publishing.
  1. George A. Akerlof & Robert J. Shiller, 2015. "Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 10534, 09-2014.
  2. Akerlof,George A., 2015. "An Economic Theorist's Book of Tales China Edition," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9787564217181.
  3. George A. Akerlof & Olivier Blanchard & David Romer & Joseph E. Stiglitz (ed.), 2014. "What Have We Learned? Macroeconomic Policy After the Crisis," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262027348, July.
  4. George A. Akerlof & Rachel E. Kranton, 2011. "Identity Economics: How Our Identities Shape Our Work, Wages, and Well-Being," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 9108, 09-2014.
  5. George A. Akerlof & Robert J. Shiller, 2010. "Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism," Economics Books, Princeton University Press, edition 1, number 9163, 09-2014.
  6. Akerlof, George A., 2005. "Explorations in Pragmatic Economics," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199253913.
  7. Akerlof,George A. & Yellen,Janet L. (ed.), 1987. "Efficiency Wage Models of the Labor Market," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521312844.
  8. Akerlof,George A., 1984. "An Economic Theorist's Book of Tales," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521269339.
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  1. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (3) 2016-02-29 2016-03-06 2016-03-10
  2. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (3) 2016-02-29 2016-03-06 2016-03-10
  3. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (3) 2016-03-06 2016-03-10 2017-06-25
  4. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2016-02-29 2016-03-06
  5. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2016-02-29 2016-03-06
  6. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2016-02-29
  7. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2016-02-29
  8. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2016-02-29
  9. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2016-03-06
  10. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2016-03-06
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