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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
The price index, a pervasive long established institution for economics, is a number issued by the Statistical Office that should tell anyone the ratio of costs of maintaining a given standard of living in two periods where prices differ. For a chain of three periods, the product of the ratios for successive pairs must coincide with the ratio... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95
The book is not an unrestricted survey engaging a vast and repetative literature, but a systematic treatise within clear boundaries, largely a document of Afriat's own work. The original motive of the work is to elaborate a concept of what really is a price index, which, despite some kind of price-level notion having a presence throughout economics,... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2012; US$ 17.50
In the years following the global financial crisis, many low-income countries experienced rapid recovery and strong economic growth. However, many are now facing enormous difficulties because of rapidly rising food and fuel prices, with the threat of millions of people being pushed into poverty around the globe. The risk of continued food price volatility... more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 20.00
The price volatility of so many commodities over the past decade has underlined their economic importance and how dependent we are on them. The price of gold has soared to new peaks as currencies have endured a crisis of confidence; demand from China has pushed metal prices up; instability in the Middle East and North Africa has had its effect on... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 162.99
Highlights research in derivatives modelling and markets in a post-crisis world across a number of dimensions or themes. This book addresses the following main areas: derivatives models and pricing, model application and performance backtesting, and new products and market features. more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 52.99 US$ 45.57
Drawing on theory and empirical research, this interdisciplinary book brings together leading social scientists to examine how prices are set and how values emerge inside and outside of markets, which have become the central force in the contemporary economy. more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2010; US$ 141.52
? In his ?Prime ricerche sulla rivoluzione dei prezzi in Firenze? (1939), Giuseppe Parenti, by Fernand Braudel regarded as an author who ?se classait, d?entrée de jeu et sans discussion possible, à la hauteur même d?Earl Jefferson Hamilton. . . . ? begins his opening lines with a description/de?nition of the price revolution which took place in the... more...