The False Economist

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

What's the deal with Optimization Theory ?

Like most people, Professor Avinash Dixit, likes to watch Seinfeld. Unlike most people, the Princeton Professor of Economics has applied an episode to option value theory, specifically Elaine evaluating if her date is "spongeworthy".

Link here.


This is taken from Economic Inquiry and you can see in the notes that a Ricardo Guzmán is credited for the "abstract suggestion".

Now I'm off to apply Neo-Walrasian General Equilibrium Theory to the Soup Nazi......