The Collected Essays of Richard E. Quandt, Volume 1

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 1992 - Business & Economics - 864 pages
Professor Richard Quandt has made a major contribution to the development of economics in the 20th century. The range and significance of his work has long required a collection of his essays which will allow his contribution to be assessed as a whole. De
 

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Contents

Introduction
xiii
A PROBABILISTIC THEORY OF CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
3
ON THE EXISTENCE OF COURNOT EQUILIBRIUM
33
ON THE STABILITY OF PRICE ADJUSTING OLIGOPOLY
38
The Dynamics of the Number of Firms in an Industry
43
RULES OF THUMB AND OPTIMALLY IMPERFECT DECISIONS
48
COMPLEXITY IN REGULATION
72
INVESTMENT AND DISCOUNT RATES UNDER CAPITAL RATIONINGA PROGRAMMING APPROACH
88
ESTIMATION IN MULTIMARKET DISEQUILIBRIUM MODELS
82
ECONOMETRIC MODELLING WITH NONNORMAL DISTURBANCES
89
SWITCHING BETWEEN EQUILIBRIUM AND DISEQUILIBRIUM
104
ESTIMATION OF A DISEQUILIBRIUM AGGREGATE LABOR MARKET
108
A Model of Rationing and Labour Supply Theory and Estimation
117
UNEMPLOYMENT DISEQUILIBRIUM AND THE SHORT RUN PHILLIPS CURVE AN ECONOMETRIC APPROACH
130
UNEMPLOYMENT DISEQUILIBRIUM AND THE SHORTRUN PHILLIPS CURVE CORRECTION AND EXTENSION
149
ENDOGENOUS OUTPUT IN AN AGGREGATE MODEL OF THE LABOR MARKET
152

AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE SIMPLEX METHOD
101
ON UPPER BOUNDS FOR THE NUMBER OF ITERATIONS IN SOLVING LINEAR PROGRAMS
119
ON AN INTEGER PROGRAM FOR A DELIVERY PROBLEM
124
THE ESTIMATION OF THE PARAMETERS OF A LINEAR REGRESSION SYSTEM OBEYING TWO SEPARATE REGIMES
131
TESTS OF THE HYPOTHESIS THAT A LINEAR REGRESSION SYSTEM OBEYS TWO SEPARATE REGIMES
139
A New Approach to Estimating Switching Regressions
146
A MARKOV MODEL FOR SWITCHING REGRESSIONS
159
SOME STATISTICAL CHARACTERIZATIONS OF AIRCRAFT HIJACKING
172
Estimating Mixtures of Normal Distributions and Switching Regressions
180
A COMPARISON OF METHODS FOR TESTING NONNESTED HYPOTHESES
204
ON THE SIZE DISTRIBUTION OF FIRMS
212
SOME TESTS FOR HOMOSCEDASTICITY
229
ON CERTAIN SMALL SAMPLE PROPERTIES OF kCLASS ESTIMATORS
238
NONLINEAR SIMULTANEOUS EQUATIONS ESTIMATION AND PREDICTION
251
THE DEMAND FOR ABSTRACT TRANSPORT MODES THEORY AND MEASUREMENT
275
ESTIMATION OF MODAL SPLITS
289
ECONOMETRICA
299
ESTIMATION IN A DISEQUILIBRIUM MODEL AND THE VALUE OF INFORMATION
3
TESTS OF THE EQUILIBRIUM VS DISEQUILIBRIUM HYPOTHESES
27
A Note on Estimating Disequilibrium Models with Aggregation
45
SINGLEMARKET DISEQUILIBRIUM MODELS ESTIMATION AND TESTING
65
A MODEL OF FHLBB ADVANCES RATIONING OR MARKET CLEARING?
168
The Demand and Supply for Investment Goods Does the Market Clear?
189
Models and Estimation of Disequilibrium for Centrally Planned Economies
213
MACROECONOMIC PLANNING AND DISEQUILIBRIUM ESTIMATES FOR POLAND 19551980
221
TESTS OF THE CHRONIC SHORTAGE HYPOTHESIS THE CASE OF POLAND
244
MODELLING PARALLEL MARKETS IN CENTRALLY PLANNED ECONOMIES
252
Dual Housing Markets in a Centrally Planned Economy An Empirical Analysis
275
Budget Constraints Bailouts and the Firm under Central Planning
301
INPUT RATIONING AND BAILOUTS IN SOCIALIST ECONOMIES
320
OUTPUT TARGETS THE SOFT BUDGET CONSTRAINT AND THE FIRM UNDER CENTRAL PLANNING
341
Rationing Defective Inputs and Bayesian Updates Under Central Planning
359
THE VALUATION OF CONVERTIBLE SECURITIES
375
Predicting Common Stock Prices Payoffs and Pitfalls
387
RACETRACK BETTING AND INFORMED BEHAVIOR
403
Market Efficiency in Racetrack Betting
411
Market Efficiency in Racetrack Betting Further Evidence and a Correction
422
Efficiency and Profitability in Exotic Bets
426
BETTING AND EQUILIBRIUM
436
Some Quantitative Aspects of the Economics Journal Literature
443
A Stochastic Model of Elections in TwoParty Systems
458
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Richard E. Quandt, Professor of Economics, Princeton University, US

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