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Micromotives and macrobehavior

1st ed.

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

An examination of how decisions made by individuals combine to form unexpected and often counter-intuitive aggregate results.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 7
1 Micromotives and Macrobehavior 9
2 The Inescapable Mathematics of Musical Chairs 45
3 Thermostats, Lemons, and Other Families of Models 81
4 Sorting and Mixing: Race and Sex 135
5 Sorting and Mixing: Age and Income 167
6 Choosing Our Children's Genes 191
7 Hockey Helmets, Daylight Saving, and Other Binary Choices 211
Index 245

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.
Includes index.

Series
Fels lectures on public policy analysis

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
301.11/3
Library of Congress
H61 .S355 1978

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
252 p. :
Number of pages
252
Weight
426 grams

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL4729113M
Internet Archive
micromotivesmacr00sche
ISBN 10
0393057011, 0393090094
LC Control Number
78017119
Library Thing
57888
Goodreads
4731468
1206321

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