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Published by Edward Elgar Pub. in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English


  • Simon, Herbert A. -- 1916-2001.,
  • Economists -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Peter E. Earl.
SeriesIntellectual legacies in modern economics -- 8, An Elgar reference collection
ContributionsEarl, Peter E.
LC ClassificationsHB119.S47 L44 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17886955M
ISBN 101858985269
LC Control Number2001040431

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Review of: The Legacy of Herbert Simon in Economic Analysis, Volumes 1 and 2 by Finch, J. () Review of: The Legacy of Herbert Simon in Economic Analysis, Volumes 1 and 2 by Journal of Economic Psychology, 24(2), pp. Herbert Alexander Simon (J – February 9, ) was an American economist, political scientist and cognitive psychologist, whose primary research interest was decision-making within organizations and is best known for the theories of "bounded rationality" and "satisficing". He received the Nobel Prize in Economics in and the Turing Award in Alma mater: University of Chicago. Book review Full text access The Legacy of Herbert Simon in Economic Analysis, Volumes I and II; Edited by Peter E. Earl; Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK and Northampton MA, ; Volume I pp. xxv + , Volume II pp. xx + , ISBN 1 9 (both volumes £, $). Book Series ; Economics and Finance ; on the seminal contributions of these scholars through the legacies that their contributions have left in modern economic analysis. Books in this series The Legacy of Herbert Simon in Economic Analysis Edited by .

  Herbert Simon (–) was a polymathic intellectual. A founding figure of the field of artificial intelligence, he gained renown in the s (with Allen Newell) as the creator of the first ‘thinking machine’. Simon was also a central figure during the cognitive revolution in psychology in the s as scientists began to use computer models to study the thought processes of humans. Chen SH. () The Missing Legacy of Herbert Simon in Agent-Based Computational Economics. In: Bucciarelli E., Silvestri M., Rodríguez González S. (eds) Decision Economics, In Commemoration of the Birth Centennial of Herbert A. Simon (Nobel Prize in Economics ). Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol Springer, Cham. Administrative Behavior: a Study of Decision-Making Processes in Administrative Organization is a book written by Herbert A. Simon (–). It asserts that "decision-making is the heart of administration, and that the vocabulary of administrative theory must be derived from the logic and psychology of human choice", and it attempts to describe administrative organizations "in a way that. 2 References to the book by March and Simon "Organizations" are denoted O and On for the preface to the second edition. In all cases the page number refers to the later edition of 3 Dunod, Paris 4 "Yet with time it has appeared more and more clearly that Herbert Simon is the father of .

The legacy of Herbert Simon in economic analysis (Book) Mixing reminiscence and analysis, the book represents "a small acknowledgment of a large debt."Each of the more than forty contributors was asked to write about the one work by Simon that he or she had found most influential. The editors then grouped the essays into four sections. Essays that pay tribute to the wide-ranging influence of the late Herbert Simon, by friends and colleagues. Herbert Simon (), in the course of a long and distinguished career in the social and behavioral sciences, made lasting contributions to many disciplines, including economics, psychology, computer science, and artificial intelligence. In he was awarded the Nobel Prize in. Throughout Herbert Simon's wide-ranging career—in public administration, business administration, economics, cognitive psychology, philosophy, artificial intelligence, and computer science—his central aim has been to explain the nature of the thought processes that people use in making third volume of Simon's collected papers continues this theme, bringing together work on. In , the Bank of Sweden awarded its Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Herbert A. Simon "for his pioneering re-search into the decision-making process within economic.