Professor Marc Nerlove

  title={Professor Marc Nerlove},
  author={Eric Ghysels},
  journal={Econometric Theory},
  pages={117 - 143}
  • Eric Ghysels
  • Published 1 January 1993
  • Economics
  • Econometric Theory
As the field developed, econometricians tended to become more specialized in specific areas like labor, empirical macro, time series, finance, and so on. Even thirty or forty years ago, when specialization was not as widespread, very few researchers stood out from the rest of the profession as scholars who left their imprint on very different areas. Marc Nerlove is among those very few whose scientific writings touched so many different areas of econo- 
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Factors Affecting Changes in Managerial Decisions
ABSTRACT It is commonly held that revealed managerial decisions depend on the interaction of risk attitudes and preferences, as well as market and firm conditions. In agriculture, production plans


The ET Interview: Professor James Durbin
Few institutions can be as proud of their tradition in quantitative economics as the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). This tradition has a long history but, to most of us, its
The Analysis of Economic Time Series
ECONOMETRICS may be described as the application of mathematics to statistics for the elucidation of economic forces and the measurement of their effects. Since these actions are dynamic the
Trygve Haavelmo: A Critical Appreciation
In this essay I attempt to evaluate the English-language contributions of Trygve Haavelmo to econometrics and economic theory. I believe there are three appropriate criteria for such an evaluation:
Factors affecting differences among rates of return on investments in individual common stocks
"The whole of the advantages and disadvantages of the different employments of labor and stock must, in the same neighborhood, be either perfectly equal or continually tending to equality. If in the
Experimental Evidence on the Estimation of Dynamic Economic Relations from a Time Series of Cross-Se
This paper reports the first of a series of experimental studies designed to explore the general methodological issues involved in studies of this type, which appear to be of more general interest in view of the growing availability of data for individual units over several time periods.
Endogenous population with public goods and Malthusian fixed resources: efficiency or market failure.
A theoretical population model is developed which takes into account both the desire of a nation for a large population for political and economic reasons as well as the Malthusian pressures that
On the Optimality of Adaptive Forecasting
The general procedure followed in the present paper is to show that, although the series generated by the Theil-Wage model [Theil, H., S. Wage. 1964. Some observations on adaptive forecasting.
The Dynamics of Supply: Retrospect and Prospect
Kellogg 50th Anniversary Lecture. Marc Nerlove is a professor in the Department of Economics at Northwestern University. This lecture was written during Nerlove's tenure as a scholarin-residence at
Bequests and the Size of Population When Population is Endogenous
The consequences of interfamily bequests and endogenous population size for optimal and competitive population sizes and bequests are explored when individuals' utility is a function of own
Analysis of Business-Test Survey Data by Means of Latent-Variable Models
Results on the relation between expectations of future demand and past realizations and expectations obtained from conditional log-linear probability models and from regressions among the underlying