News tagged with economic theory

How to manage motorway tolls through the Game Theory

A team led by José Manuel Zarzuelo, Professor of Applied Economics, has applied the co-operative Game Theory to calculating motorway toll charges. The results of the study have been published in the specialised journal European Jo ...

Apr 30, 2013
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The economics of database searching

(PhysOrg.com) -- Searching the internet might seem simple, but applying a little bit of economic theory to information retrieval can shed some light on the best search strategies to adopt, according to researchers.

Aug 11, 2011
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Truth revealed in rare disaster theory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research that supports a theory that investors need to account for rare disasters when making decisions on the stockmarket has been accepted for publication in the international top journal in finance.

Oct 13, 2010
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Study: Ministers paid to poach other flocks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Members of the clergy may answer to a higher power, but new research suggests they respond to the invisible hand of the market as well. A study published in the Journal of Labor Economics finds that Method ...

Jul 08, 2010
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