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Allocation, Information and Markets by John Eatwell, Murray Milgate, Peter Newman (eds.)

By John Eatwell, Murray Milgate, Peter Newman (eds.)

This is an extract from the 4-volume dictionary of economics, a reference e-book which goals to outline the topic of economics this present day. 1300 topic entries within the entire paintings conceal the wide issues of monetary thought. This quantity concentrates concerning allocation details and markets.

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Period-by-period profit maximization using period-by-period prices is a mechanism of this type; the message posted in each period consists of the vector of prices for that period, and the production plan for that period, both finite dimensional. The object is to characterize all efficient programmes as equilibria of such a mechanism. This 25 Allocation, Information and Markets would be an analogue ofthe classical welfare theorems, but without the restriction to mechanisms that use prices in their messages.

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The criterion of optimality is the maximization of the sum of discounted utilities over the infinite horizon. Hurwicz and Weinberger show that there is no privacy preserving mechanism of the type just described whose equilibria correspond to the set of optimal programmes. It should be noted that their mechanism requires that the first-period actions (production, consumption and investment decisions) be made in the first period, and not be subject to revision after the infinite process of verification is completed.

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