Cournot, a non-strategic economist

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Abstract

After a brief biography of Augustin Cournot, this note gives a selective outline of his Recherches sur les principes mathématiques de la theorie des richesses and then discusses the acceptance of the book and its mathematical method by fellow-economists during Cournot's life and after his death.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEquilibrium Theory for Cournot Oligopolies and Related Games
Place of PublicationBern, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer
Chapter3
Pages15-29
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783319292540
ISBN (Print)9783319292533
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Keywords

  • selling price
  • price competition
  • monopoly price
  • perfect competition
  • strategic variable

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