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Information and the Change in the Paradigm in Economics

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  • Stiglitz, Joseph E.

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Nobel Prize lecture.

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  • Stiglitz, Joseph E., 2001. "Information and the Change in the Paradigm in Economics," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2001-8, Nobel Prize Committee.
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    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design

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