Theory and Decision Library C

Advances in Public Economics: Utility, Choice and Welfare

A Festschrift for Christian Seidl

Editors: Schmidt, Ulrich U., Traub, Stefan (Eds.)

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This Festschrift in honor ofChristian Seidl combines a group of prominent authors who are experts in areas like public economics, welfare economic, decision theory, and experimental economics in a unique volume. Christian Seidl who has edited together with Salvador Barber` a ` and Peter Hammond the Handbook of Utility Theory (appearing at Kluwer Academic Publishers/Springer Economics), has dedicated most of his research to utility and decision theory, social choice theory, welfare economics, and public economics. During the last decade, he has turned part of his attention to a research tool that is increasingly gaining in importance in economics: the laboratory experiment. This volume is an attempt to illuminate all facets of Christian Seidl’s ambitious research agenda by presenting a collection of both theoretical and expe- mental papers on Utility,Choice,andWelfare written by his closest friends, former students, and much valued colleagues. Christian Seidl was born on August 5, 1940, in Vienna, Austria. Beginning Winter term 1962/63, he studied Economics and Business Administration at the Vienna School of Economics (then “Hochschule fff¨ ur ¨ Welthandel”). 1966 he was awarded an MBA by the Vienna School of Economics and 1969 a doctoral degree in Economics. In October 1968 Christian became a research assistant at the Institute of Economics at the University of Vienna. 1973 he acquired his habilitation (right to teach) in Economics — supervised by Wilhelm Weber — from the Department of Law and Economics of the University of Vienna. He was awarded the Dr.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • Rent Seeking in Public Procurement

    Dieter BöS, Martin Kolmar

    Pages 105-118

  • Comparing Theories: What are We Looking for?

    John D. Hey

    Pages 213-234

  • Overbidding in First Price Private Value Auctions Revisited: Implications of a Multi-Unit Auctions Experiment

    Veronika Grimm, Dirk Engelmann

    Pages 235-254

  • Modelling Judgmental Forecasts under Tabular and Graphical Data Presentation Formats

    Otwin Becker, Johannes Leitner, Ulrike Leopold-Wildburger

    Pages 255-266

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Public Economics: Utility, Choice and Welfare
Book Subtitle
A Festschrift for Christian Seidl
Editors
  • Ulrich U. Schmidt
  • Stefan Traub
Series Title
Theory and Decision Library C
Series Volume
38
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag US
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-25706-8
DOI
10.1007/b135913
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-25705-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-3820-6
Series ISSN
0924-6126
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 327
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