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Nobel Prize-winning economist James Mirrlees is one of the world's leading figures in welfare, development, and public sector economics. This volume brings together for the first time published and unpublished but seminal work in these key areas, and will be a very useful source for anyone looking for a comprehensive picture of Mirrlees' contribution to the subject.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198295211
ISBN-10: 0198295219
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 164mm x 37mm)
Pages: 584
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 16-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James A. Mirrlees

James A. Mirrlees is Professor of Political Economy at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity College. He was previously Edgeworth Professor of Economics at the University of Oxford (1968-95). In 1996 he won the Nobel Prize for Economics for fundamental contributions to the economic theory of incentives under asymmetric information. His research interests are optimal income taxation; policy implications of imperfect rationality; and principal/agent situations with multidimensional choice variables.

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