Economics and Finance


Simultaneous Maximisation in Economic Theory

Authors: Ate Nieuwenhuis

This document provides translations of two important but neglected articles of Bruno de Finetti, Problemi di "optimum" and Problemi di "optimum" vincolato. The articles deal with the theory of simultaneously maximising a number of functions. A major field of application is economic theory, which through the assumption of rational, maximising behaviour of all participants defines a set of interdependent maximum problems as its model of the world.

Comments: 31 Pages. 6 black-and-white figures

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[v1] 2013-09-17 10:10:51

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