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An obligation to pay another party at some point in the future. Examples include national debt, corporate bonds, and household credit.
Mathematical techniques for the selection of a best element (with respect to some criteria) from the set of available alternatives.
Regarding the purchasing of capital and productive materials by firms. this differs from saving which is a similar action done by consumers.
In economics, general equilibrium theory attempts to explain the behavior of supply, demand, and prices in a whole economy with several or many interacting markets, by seeking to prove that the intera…
statistical techniques for application to data whose observations concern an entity or phenomenon at different points in time.
Bond markets and legal aspects of bonds. For government debt use the tag "government debt" unless the fact the the debt is in the form of bonds has significance.
Use for questions related to international trade, commercial policy, open economy macroeconomics, international finance, and exchange rates. It can also be used in financial and monetary policies, eco…
A basic solution concept in game theory that requires each player to select their best response to the strategies chosen by others.
The branch of Finance that studies and models how specific assets (such as options, bonds and stocks) are priced.
Questions about how economic terms, quantities, or ideas can be defined.
an institutional arrangement in which buyers and sellers exchange goods, services, or information in transactions with or without money.
a field that builds on the theory of the firm by examining the structure of (and, therefore, the boundaries between) firms and markets. Industrial organization adds real-wor…
the condition of one who is capable of working, actively seeking work, but unable to find any work.
a single firm acting as supplier.
the mathematical study of strategies for optimal decision-making between options involving different risks or expectations of gain or loss depending on the outcome.
Differences in resource allocations or opportunities that arise within or between countries.
A branch of economics that incorporates insights from psychology by allowing for systematic deviations from idealised rational behaviour.
Procedures in which participants submit bids, with resources being allocated among bidders in accordance with some pre-specified rule.
An efficiency standard based on the idea that the most efficient outcomes are those where no individual can be made better-off without making at least one other worse-off.
A modelling approach in which firms' plants are chosen via maximizing a profit function under a demand or resource limit restriction.
The remuneration/ price of labor, analogue to profits and rents.
a term used for studying production and trade, and their relations with law, custom, and government, as well as with the distribution of national income and wealth.
For questions about Bayesian games. These are strategic interactions when one or more players have incomplete information about other players. General topics of games with asymmetric information may u…
Public economics (or economics of the public sector) is the study of government policy through the lens of economic efficiency and equity.
the means by which a government adjusts its spending levels and tax rates to monitor and influence a nation's economy.