Kenneth J. Arrow

Stanford University - Department of Economics

Joan Kenney Professor of Economics

Landau Economics Building

579 Serra Mall

Stanford, CA 94305-6072

United States

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1.

Statement on Prediction Markets

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Related Publication No. 07-11
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 07 May 2007
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Yale University - School of Management, University of South Florida - College of Business, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Dartmouth College, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Oxford, Smith School, George Mason University, Princeton University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Chicago Law School, Stanford University, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Maryland, Yale University - Cowles Foundation, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Independent, Harvard Law School, Columbia Business School - Finance, University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group, University of California, Berkeley - School of Information and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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prediction markets, public policy, forecasting, regulation

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How Should Benefits and Costs Be Discounted in an Intergenerational Context? The Views of an Expert Panel

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 12-53
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Jan 2013
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Duke University - Nicholas School of Environment, Yale University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Duke University, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Göteborg University - Department of Economics, The Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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discount rate, uncertainty, declining discount rate, benefit-cost analysis

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Clean Water Act Brief

Reg-Markets Center Brief No. 08-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Jul 2008
Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Columbia University - Law School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Brookings Institution, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, NERA Economic Consulting, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Yale School of Management (Deceased), George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, NERA Economic Consulting, Cato Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Milken Institute, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Princeton University - Department of Economics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Brookings Institution, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Vanderbilt University - Law School, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Valuing Health Care: Improving Productivity and Quality

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2012
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, New America Foundation, Duke University - School of Medicine, Arizona State University (ASU) - School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Drug Discovery Center of Innovation, Sage Bionetworks, Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, Georgetown University Law Center, Cato Institute, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation, EGL Advisors/The Ludy Family Foundation, Techstars, Harvard University - Department of Health Policy & Management, Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation - Novartis Oncology, Arizona State University, Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine, Yale University - Law School, Duke University School of Law, Brookings Institution, Duke University - School of Law, Syracuse University, Yale University - Law School, Pfizer, Inc., West Wireless Health Institute, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Sage Bionetworks
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health care, health, policy, productivity, regulation

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A Statement on the Appropriate Role for Research and Development in Climate Policy

Reg-Markets Center Working Paper No. 08-12
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 13 Dec 2008
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Irvine - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Oxford, Smith School, University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), affiliation not provided to SSRN, Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA), Stanford University - Department of Economics and Marsh & McLennan Companies - Washington, D.C. Office
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Evaluating Projects and Assessing Sustainable Development in Imperfect Economies

FEEM Working Paper No. 109.2003
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Jan 2004
Karl-Goran Maler, Kenneth J. Arrow and Partha Dasgupta
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences - Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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National Ambient Air Quality Standards (Naaqs) Brief

AEI-Brookings Joint Center Working Paper No. B00-01
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Pennsylvania - Business & Public Policy Department, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Columbia University - Law School, Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School, Brookings Institution, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Charles River Associates (CRA), Mendocino College, Canadian Investment Review - Rogers Media, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Oxford, Smith School, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Carnegie Mellon University - David A. Tepper School of Business (Deceased), American Enterprise Institute (AEI), Yale School of Management (Deceased), University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, George Mason University - Center for Study of Public Choice, Cato Institute, Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Milken Institute, University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, University of Arizona - Eller College of Management, Brookings Institution, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Brookings Institution, Arizona State University (ASU) - Economics Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, London Business School, Vanderbilt University - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - Economic Analysis & Policy Group and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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EPA, D.C. Circuit, regulatory actions

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Comments of 71 Concerned Economists: Using Procurement Auctions to Allocate Broadband Stimulus Grants

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2014
New York University - Stern School of Business, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, American University - Washington College of Law, The Brattle Group, University of Maryland, Baltimore County - Department of Public Policy, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Columbia University, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Zurich - Department of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School, University of Michigan, Georgetown University - Department of Economics, University of Zurich, University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, Harvard University - Technology & Operations Management Unit, University of Oxford, Smith School, Hoover Institution and Department of Economics, Stanford University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Business & Public Policy Group, University of North Texas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Clemson University, University of Texas at Austin - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Florida - Warrington College of Business Administration, Public Utility Research Center, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, National Economic Research Associates Inc. (NERA) (Deceased), Independent, Penn State University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), Technology Policy Institute, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Georgetown University - Department of Strategy/Economics/Ethics/Public Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Northwestern University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Finance & Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Georgetown University, Stanford University - Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management, Technology Policy Institute, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS), University of Nevada, Las Vegas - College of Business - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Ohio State University (OSU) - Economics, Charles River Associates (CRA) and Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
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Some Perspectives on Linked Ecosystems and Socio-Economic Systems

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jun 2013
Kenneth J. Arrow, Paul Ehrlich and Simon Levin
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Biology and Princeton University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
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Ecosystems, Socio-economic systems, Complex adaptive systems

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Limited Network Connections and the Distribution of Wages

FEDS Working Paper No. 2004-41
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Dec 2004
Kenneth J. Arrow and Ron Borzekowski
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
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Wages, labor markets, social networks, inequality

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The Genuine Savings Criterion and the Value of Population in an Economy with Endogenous Fertility Rate

OPTIMAL CONTROL OF AGE-STRUCTURED POPULATIONS IN ECONOMY, DEMOGRAPHY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT, R. Boucekkine, pp. 20-44, N. Hritonenko, Y. Yatsenko, eds., Taylor & Francis, UK, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2014
Kenneth J. Arrow, Alain Bensoussan, Qi Feng and Suresh Sethi
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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savings, genuine savings, green gross national product, population policy, value of the population, economic growth, optimal control, phase diagram, dynamic programming, Maximum principle

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Comment on 'The Historical Origins of 'Open Science'' (by Paul David)

Capitalism and Society, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Article 6, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Optimal Savings and the Value of Population

Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences, Vol. 104, No. 47, pp.18421-18426, November 20, 2007
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2008
Kenneth J. Arrow, Alain Bensoussan, Qi Feng and Suresh Sethi
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and University of Texas at Dallas - Naveen Jindal School of Management
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economic growth, optimal control, phase diagram, dynamic programming, optimal savings, genuine savings

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Sustainability and the Measurement of Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w16599
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2010
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Purdue University and Stanford University
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A Personal Agenda for the Next Decade

Review of International Economics, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 207-212, May 2004
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Jul 2004
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Information Technology on the Diffusion of New Pharmaceuticals

NBER Working Paper No. w23257
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2018
Kenneth J. Arrow, Kamran Bilir and Alan T. Sorensen
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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*Conspicuous Consumption, Inconspicuous Leisure

The Economic Journal, Vol. 119, Issue 541, pp. F497-F516, November 2009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Kenneth J. Arrow and Partha Dasgupta
Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics
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Improve Economic Models of Climate Change

NATURE, Vol. 508 (2014)
Posted: 02 Jul 2018
New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Policy Integrity, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick/Piscataway, University of Virginia School of Law, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Göteborg University - Department of Economics

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Sustainabiity and the Measurement of Wealth

Posted: 05 Dec 2010
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Purdue University and Stanford University

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Sustainable Development, Sustainability, Comprehensive Wealth, Wealth Accounting, Green Accounting

Some Developments in Economic Theory Since 1940: An Eyewitness Account

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 1-16, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Some Developments in Economic Theory Since 1940: An Eyewitness Account

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 1-16, 2009
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Limited Knowledge and Economic Analysis

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Neoclassical economics, Resource allocation, Risks, Decision making, Economic decisions, Knowledge base, Prices, Contracts & agreements, Uncertainty, Markets, Risk management, Information transfer, Information seeking, Economic theory, Agent model

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The Economic Implications of Learning by Doing

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Knowledge production, Learning theory, Capital goods, Experience, Technology acquisition, Human capital, Experiential learning, Organizational learning, Technological change

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Economic Welfare and the Allocation of Resources for Invention

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Resource allocation, Economics of information, Innovation process, Inventions, Market competition, Monopolies, Resource management, Information management, Information utilization, Uncertainty

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Insurance, Risk and Resource Allocation

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Kenneth J. Arrow
Stanford University - Department of Economics

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Insurance industry, Risk assessment, Uncertainty, Financial risks, Moral hazard problem, Economic theory

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Are We Consuming Too Much?

Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 18, No. 3, pp. 147-172, Summer 2004
Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Biology, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, Stanford University - Department of Biology, Princeton University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences - Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Stanford University - Department of Biology, Stanford University - Department of Economics and CSIRO, Mathematical and Information Science

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Sustainability, overconsumption, genuine investment, genuine savings, genuine wealth

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Genetic Diversity and Interdependent Crop Choices in Agriculture

Resource and Energy Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics, CSIRO, Mathematical and Information Science, Princeton University - Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics and Politics, Stanford University - Department of Biology, Stanford University - Department of Biology, The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences - Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics, Oregon State University - Department of Zoology, Stockholm University - Department of Systems Ecology, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Biology

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Genetic diversity, agriculture, Nash equilibrium, external effect