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macroeconomics of self-fulfilling prophecies

Roger E. A. Farmer

macroeconomics of self-fulfilling prophecies

by Roger E. A. Farmer

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Macroeconomics -- Mathematical models.,
  • Equilibrium (Economics) -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-247) and indexes.

    StatementRoger E.A. Farmer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB172.5 .F37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 259 p. :
    Number of Pages259
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1414081M
    ISBN 100262061635
    LC Control Number93023436

    those already working in the field will find in the book a very convenient cross section of the current state of the art in time-series economic forecasting. Michael C. Carroll Colorado State University The Macroeconomics of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies. By Roger E. A. Farmer. Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press, Pp. xv, $ In his book, The Macroeconomics of Self‐Fulfilling Prophecies (), Roger argued that self‐fulfilling beliefs, along with the fundamentals of technology and preferences, are necessary to determine dynamic macroeconomic equilibria. Belief functions therefore should be treated as primitives, with parameters to be estimated along with other.

    Macroeconomics of Self-fulfilling Prophecies second edition Roger E. A. Farmer Argues for the future of macroeconomics as a branch of applied general equilibrium theory. pp., 50 illus. $40 The Economic Consequences of Rolling Back the Welfare State A. B. Atkinson "This is altogether a far-reaching book with penetrating analysis and elegant.   The self-fulfilling prophecy should be of great interest to teachers, both those in training and those in service. Whether or not a teacher is aware of it, the self-fulfilling prophecy is at work, impacting students What we expect, all too often, is exactly what we get/5.

    We thus find some support for the claim that economics theory is a self-fulfilling prophecy. However, we do not find evidence that the self-fulfilling prophecy effect of economics theory results from decreased recognition of ethical issues among participants who have been exposed to economics theory. His graduate text, The Macroeconomics of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies, is now in its second edition and is widely used in graduate programs throughout the world. He has written extensively on macroeconomics and monetary theory, is an associate editor of Macroeconomic Dynamics, and serves as Director of the Program for Dynamic Economics, a 5/5(2).


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Link/Page Citation Graduate macroeconomics courses are becoming increasingly technical. The major argument of this book is that one can think of macroeconomics as the study of equilibrium environments in which the welfare theorems relating to Pareto-optimal allocations of resources may break.

Graduate macroeconomics courses are now more technical. Farmer suggests that students need to learn the tools of dynamic analysis and how to apply these to various models within macroeconomic theory. This text relates these models to the microeconomic paradigm of general equilibrium theory.

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Buy Macroeconomics of Self-fulfilling Prophecies (The MIT Press) second edition by Farmer, Roger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on 4/5(1). Roger E. Farmer is a Distinguished Professor of Economics at UCLA.

Inhe was the Senior Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England. He has published numerous scholarly articles in leading academic journals, as well as books that have been translated into Chinese, Italian, Vietnamese and H.

Self-fulfilling mechanism. Self-fulfilling crisis is a mechanism of crisis which highlights the role of expectations. This is one application of the self-fulfilling prophecy in economics.

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Farmer. Pygmalion in the Gymnasium. Rosenthal, Robert; Babad, Elisha Y. // Educational Leadership;Sep85, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p Focuses on effects of self-fulfilling prophecy in laboratories, school, clinics and workplace.

By Roger E. Farmer. Macroeconomics is a child of the Great Depression. Before the publication of Keynes’ book, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, macroeconomics consisted primarily of mon­etary ists were preoccupied with price stability, as we are today, but the idea that government should control ag­gregate economic activity through active fiscal and.

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Intertemporal macroeconomics / Costas Azariadis. Overall merits as a text used The Macroeconcrnics of Sell-Fulfilling Prophecies as a text in the second half of the first-year macroeconomics sequence at the University of California, Davis and, hence, can report some first-hand observations.

1 (as well as the students) found the primary strength of the book to be its coherent and accessible Cited by:. SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECIES have the same preferences, and so, without loss of generality, we refer to a single representative agent from each generation.

We refer to the generation that lives in periods t and t C1 as generation t. There is a single perishable consumption good.Self-fulfilling prophecy refers to the socio-psychological phenomenon of someone "predicting" or expecting something, and this "prediction" or expectation comes true simply because one believes it will, and their resulting behaviors align to fulfill those beliefs.

This suggests people's beliefs influence their actions. The principle behind this phenomenon is people create consequences.This study addresses the self-fulfilling prophecy effect, in the domain of economic decision-making.

We present experimental data in support of the hypothesis that speculative forecasts of economic change can impact individuals’ economic decision behavior, prior to any realized changes. In a within-subjects experiment, participants (N = 40) played trials in a Balloon Analogue Risk Talk Cited by: 4.