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  • On Timeby Peter A. Diamond

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    In these two lectures Peter Diamond explores how time is modelled in theoretical analyses of individual industries and of an entire economy. more...

  • Reforming Pensionsby Nicholas Barr; Peter Diamond

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37

    Mandatory pensions are a worldwide phenomenon. However, with fixed contribution rates, monthly benefits, and retirement ages, pension systems are not consistent with three long-run trends: declining mortality, declining fertility, and earlier retirement. Many systems need reform. This book gives an extensive nontechnical explanation of the economics... more...

  • Behavioral Economics and Its Applicationsby Peter Diamond; Hannu Vartiainen

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 95.00 US$ 76.00

    In the last decade, behavioral economics, borrowing from psychology and sociology to explain decisions inconsistent with traditional economics, has revolutionized the way economists view the world. But despite this general success, behavioral thinking has fundamentally transformed only one field of applied economics-finance. Peter Diamond and Hannu... more...

  • Uncertainty in Economicsby Peter Diamond; Michael Rothschild

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Uncertainty in Economics: Readings and Exercises provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of the economics of uncertainty. This book discusses ho uncertainty affects both individual behavior and standard equilibrium theory. Organized into three parts encompassing 30 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the relevance of expected... more...

  • Chindit vs Japanese Infantryman ? 1943?44by Jon Diamond; Peter Dennis

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 15.95

    Orde Wingate, a military maverick and proponent of guerrilla warfare, knew that Allied victory against the Japanese in Burma?s jungles and mountains required a new type of soldier ? the Chindit, indoctrinated with special training and physical conditioning. Opposing the Chindits were veteran Japanese infantrymen, including those of the crack 18th... more...

  • Chindit vs Japanese Infantrymanby Jon Diamond; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 12.99

    In order to keep China in the war against the Japanese, the Western Allies believed they had to return to Northern Burma. Colonel Orde Wingate, a military maverick and proponent of guerrilla warfare, knew that a different type of British infantryman was required for this role ? the Chindit, indoctrinated with special training ? to re-enter the jungles... more...

  • Burma Road 1943?44by Jon Diamond; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    Myitkyina was a vital objective in the Allied re-conquest of Burma in 1943?44. Following the disastrous retreat from Burma in April 1942, China had become isolated from re-supply except for the dangerous air route for US transports over the Himalaya Mountains. The Burma Road, which ran from Lashio (south of Myitkyina) through the mountains to Kunming... more...

  • Reforming Pensionsby Nicholas Barr; Peter Diamond

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37

    Mandatory pensions are a worldwide phenomenon. However, with fixed contribution rates, monthly benefits, and retirement ages, pension systems are not consistent with three long-run trends: declining mortality, declining fertility, and earlier retirement. Many systems need reform. This book gives an extensive nontechnical explanation of the economics... more...

  • Orde Wingateby Jon Diamond; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Orde Wingate rose to fame by creating the Chindits in Burma in 1943. He is an extremely important figure in military history, and deserves just as much attention as Alanbrooke, Montgomery, and Auchinleck. Unlike them, however, he always operated outside the accepted etiquette and the formal chain of command. He was a maverick and misfit, and he held... more...

  • Archibald Wavellby Jon Diamond; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    Archibald Wavell remains one of the great Allied commanders of the early phases of World War II. In fact, between June 1940 and June 1941, he was the only British theatre commander actively engaging Axis forces. At a time when the British Expeditionary Force had been expelled from Europe, Wavell was conducting campaigns across nine countries and two... more...