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Strategies of Commitment and Other Essays By Thomas C. Schelling

Strategies of Commitment and Other Essays

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Contains essays which convey the author's perspective on individuals and society, whether discussing smoking and other addictions, global warming, segregation, or nuclear war.

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Strategies of Commitment and Other Essays by Thomas C. Schelling

All of the essays in this new collection by Thomas Schelling convey his unique perspective on individuals and society, whether discussing smoking and other addictions, global warming, segregation, or nuclear war. Schelling - a 2005 Nobel Prize winner - has been one of the four or five most important social scientists of the past fifty years, and this collection shows why.

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In recent decades a few ambitious and imaginative economists have tried to break the surly bonds of statistics and produce ideas all of us can understand and maybe use. Among these noble warriors against the evils of obscurantism, Thomas C. Schelling has established himself as the champion...Schelling's new book, "Strategies of Commitment and Other Essays", takes us on a readable tour through the concerns of a major academic career.--Robert Fulford"National Post" (03/11/2006)

About Thomas C. Schelling


Thomas C. Schelling is Distinguished University Professor, Department of Economics and School of Public Policy, University of Maryland and Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Harvard University. He is co-recipient of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Economics.

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GOR002013042
Strategies of Commitment and Other Essays by Thomas C. Schelling
Thomas C. Schelling
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Harvard University Press
2006-03-07
288
0674019296
9780674019294
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