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By Walter P. Heller, Ross M. Starr, David A. Starrett

Professor Kenneth J. Arrow is without doubt one of the such a lot exclusive financial theorists. He has performed a huge position in shaping the topic and is honoured by way of the ebook of 3 volumes of essays on financial conception. each one quantity bargains with a distinct sector of monetary idea. The books contain contributions through the superior fiscal theorists from the U.S., Japan, Israel and Europe.

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