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Micromotives and macrobehavior / Thomas C. Schelling.

By: Schelling, Thomas C, 1921-2016Material type: TextTextSeries: Fels lectures on public policy analysisPublication details: New York ; London : W. W. Norton & Company, c.2006Edition: New ed., with a new preface and the Nobel LectureDescription: 270 p. : ill. ; 21 cmISBN: 0393329461 (pbk.); 9780393329469 (pbk.)Subject(s): Policy sciences | Choice (Psychology) | Social choice | Collective behavior | Social problems | | BAEPS, Economics November2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 301.113 Online resources: Table of contents only
Contents:
Preface to the New Edition -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Micromotives and macrobehavior -- 2. The inescapable mathematics of musical chairs -- 3. Thermostats, lemons, and other families of models -- 4. Sorting and mixing : race and sex -- 5. Sorting and mixing : age and income -- 6. Choosing our children's genes -- 7. Hockey helmets, daylight saving, and other binary choices -- 8. An astonishing sixty years : the legacy of Hiroshima (the Nobel lecture) -- Index.
Awards: Nobel prize.Summary: Before Freakonomics and The Tipping Point there was this classic by the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Economics.
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"New edition"--P. 3.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface to the New Edition --
Acknowledgments --
1. Micromotives and macrobehavior --
2. The inescapable mathematics of musical chairs --
3. Thermostats, lemons, and other families of models --
4. Sorting and mixing : race and sex --
5. Sorting and mixing : age and income --
6. Choosing our children's genes --
7. Hockey helmets, daylight saving, and other binary choices --
8. An astonishing sixty years : the legacy of Hiroshima (the Nobel lecture) --
Index.

Before Freakonomics and The Tipping Point there was this classic by the 2005 Nobel Laureate in Economics.

Nobel prize.

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