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James Moore

James Moore

Professor Emeritus of Economics

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota
B.A., Economics, University of Nebraska (Omaha)

Professor Moore's primary teaching interests include microeconomic theory, general equilibrium theory, and the economic theory of public policy. His research interests lie in the areas of general equilibrium theory, the theory of public economics, and the economics of information and organization.

His major publications include "The Existence of 'Compensated Equilibrium' and the Structure of the Pareto Efficiency Frontier," International Economic Review, 16 (1975); "Compensating Variation, Consumer's Surplus and Welfare" (with John S. Chipman), American Economic Review, 70 (1980); "Optimal Decision Processes and Algorithms" (with W. B. Richmond and A. B. Whinston), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 14(2) 375-417 (May 1990); "The Measurement of Aggregate Welfare" (with J. S. Chipman), in: Eichhorn, Wolfgang, ed.: Models and Measurement of Welfare and Inequality, Berlin, Springer-Verlag, pp. 552-92 (1994); "Computational Systems for Qualitative Economics" (with K. Lang and W. Whinston), Journal of Computational Economics, 8, pp. 1-26 (1995); and "Information Processing for a Finite Resource Allocation Mechanism" (with H.R. Rao and A.B. Whinston), Economic Theory, 8, pp. 267-290 (1996).

Professor Moore is a member of the Econometrics Society and the American Economics Association.

Journal Articles

  • Moore, J. (2010). On Aggregation and Welfare Analysis. Review of Economic Design, vol. 14 95-129.
  • Moore, J. (2005). Walrasian versus Quasi-Competitive Equilibrium and the Core of a Production Economy. Economic Theory, (2), 345-359.
  • Moore, J., Whinston, A., Nam, K., Raghu, T., & Rao, H. (1997). Information Acquisition Strategies for Resource Allocation Among Multiple Agents. Information Systems Research, vol. 8 (2), 151-170.
  • Moore, J., Rao, H., & Whinston, A. (1996). Experimental Strategies for Preference Information Acquisition: A Lattice Path Treatment. Group Decision and Negotiation, vol. 6 139-158.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W., & Whinston, A. (1996). An Optimal Search Strategy Based on User Preferences for Choice-Oriented Databases. Revue d'Automatique d'Informatique et de Recherche d'Operationelle (Review of Automation Computer Science and OR), vol. 30 (1), 32.
  • Moore, J., Rao, H., & Whinston, A. (1996). Information Processing for a Finite Resource Allocation Mechanism. Economic Theory, vol. 8 (2), 267-290.
  • Moore, J., Lang, K., & Whinston, A. (1995). Computational Systems for Qualitative Economics. Computational Economics, vol. 8 26.
  • Moore, J., Rao, H., & Whinston, A. (1994). Multi-Agent Resource Allocation: An Incomplete Information Perspective. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, vol. 24 (8), 1208-19.
  • Moore, J., Jacob, V., & Whinston, A. (1992). Design of Interactive Systems: A Formal Approach. International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, vol. 37 23-46.
  • Balakrishnan, A.,Moore, J., Pakath, R., & Whinston, A. (1991). Information Tradeoffs in Model Building: A Network Routing Application. Computational Economics (a.k.a. Computer Science in Economics and Management), vol. 4 (3), 201-227.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W., & Whinston, A. (1990). A Decision-Theoretic Approach to Information Retrieval. ACM Transactions on Database Systems, vol. 15 (3), 311-340.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W., & Whinston, A. (1990). Optimal Decision Processes and Algorithms. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 14 (2), 375-417.
  • Moore, J., Rao, H., & Whinston, A. (1990). A Preference Theory Approach to Decision Analysis in Resource Allocation. Computational Eonomics (a.k.a. Computer Science in Economics and Management), vol. 3 215-237.
  • Moore, J., Jacob, V., & Whinston, A. (1989). A Model of Decision Making Involving Two Information Processors. Computational Economics (a.k.a. Computer Science in Economics and Management), vol. 2 119-149.
  • Jacob, V., Moore, J. & Whinston, A. (1989). An Analysis of Human and Computer Decision-Making Capabilities. Information and Management, vol. 16 247-255.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W. & Whinston, A. (1988). A Decision-Theoretic Approach to File Search. Computational Economics (a.k.a. Computer Science in Economics and Management), vol. 1 (1), 3-19.
  • Jacob, V., Moore, J. & Whinston, A. (1988). Artificial Intelligence and the Management Science Practitioner: Rational Choice and Artificial Intelligence. Interfaces, vol. 18 (4), 24-35.
  • Moore, J., & Whinston, A. (1987). A Model of Decision-Making with Sequential Information Acquisition, Part 2. Decision Support Systems, vol. 3 47-72.
  • Moore, J., & Whinston, A. (1986). A Model of Decision-Making with Sequential Information Acquisition, Part 1. Decision Support Systems, vol. 2 285-307.
  • Moore, J. (1983). Measurable Triples and Cardinal Measurement. Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 29 (1), 120-60.
  • Chipman, J., & Moore, J. (1980). Real National Income with Homothetic Preferences and a Fixed Distribution of Income. Econometrica, vol. 48 (2), 401-422.
  • Chipman, J., & Moore, J. (1980). Compensating Variation, Consumer's Surplus, and Welfare. American Economic Review, vol. 70 (5), 933-49.
  • Chipman, J. & Moore, J (1979). On Social Welfare Functions and the Aggregation of Preferences. Journal of Economic Theory, vol. 21 (1), 111-139.
  • Chipman, J., & Moore, J. (1978). The New Welfare Economics, 1939-1974. International Economic Review, vol. 19 (3), 547-84.
  • Chipman, J. & Moore, J (1977). Continuity and Uniqueness in Revealed Preference. Journal of Mathematical Economics, vol. 4 139-172.
  • Chipman, J., & Moore, J. (1976). Why an Increase in GNP Need Not Imply an Improvement in Potential Welfare. Kyklos, vol. 29 (3), 391-418.
  • Moore, J. (1975). The Existence of Compensated Equilibrium and the Structure of The Pareto Efficiency Frontier. International Economic Review, vol. 16 (2), 267-300.
  • Chipman, J., & Moore, J. (1973). Aggregate Demand, Real National Income, and the Compensation Principle. International Economic Review, vol. 14 (1), 153-81.
  • Moore, J., Whinston, A., Wu, B., & Joseph, S. (1972). Resource Allocation in a Non-Convex Economy. Review of Economic Studies, vol. 39 (3), 303-23.
  • Chipman, J., & Moore, J. (1972). Social Utility and The Gains from Trade. Journal of International Economics, vol. 2 (2), 157-72.

Proceedings (refereed)

  • Moore, J., Richmond, W., & Whinston, A. (1994). Economic Decision Theory as a Paradigm for The Construction and Evaluation of Algorithms and Information Systems. New Directions in Computational Economics,

Books

  • Moore, J. (2007). General Equilibrium and Welfare Economics. Springer, Be & Heidelberg.
  • Moore, J. (1999). Mathematical Methods for Economic Theory.Vols. 1 & 2. Springer, Heidelberg and New York.

Book (edited)

  • Aliprantis, C., Matzkin, R. McFadden, D., Moore, J & Yannelis, N. (2006). Rationality and Equilibrium. Springer,
  • Moore, J., Riezman, R. & Melvin, J. (1999). Trade, Theory and Econometrics: Essays in Honor of John S. Chipman. Routledge,

Book Chapters

  • Moore, J. (1999). Quasi-Equivalent Variation Analysis in The Gorman Polar Case. Routledge, 290-308.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W. & Whinston, A. (1994). Economic Decision Theory as a Paradigm for the Construction an Evaluation of Algorithms in Information Systems. Kluwer Academic Publishers, 151-173.
  • Moore, J., & Chipman, J. (1994). The Measurement of Aggregate Welfare. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. 552-592.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W. & Whinston, A. (1992). An Economic Model for Computing. IEEE Computer Science Press,
  • Chipman, J. & Moore, J (1992). Compensating Variation as a Measure of Welfare Change. Springer-Verlag, 93-128.
  • Chipman, J., & Moore, J. (1990). Acceptable Indicators of Welfare Change, Consumer's Surplus Analysis, and the Gorman Polar Form. Westview Press, Boulder and Oxford. 68-120.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W. & Whinston, A. (1988). Choice Theory and Data Base. Springer-Verlag, 393-412.
  • Moore, J., Richmond, W. & Whinston, A. (1988). Mathematical Basis for Decision Support Systems. Springer-Verlag, 715-725.
  • Moore, J. (1987). Cost and Supply Curves. Stockton Press,
  • Hall, K., Moore, J. & Whinston, A. (1986). A Theoretical Basis for Expert Systems. Elsevier Science (North Holland), 11-19.
  • Chipman, J. & Moore, J (1976). The Scope of Consumer's Surplus Arguments. D. C. Heath & Co., 69-123.
  • Chipman, J. & Moore, J (1971). The Compensation Principle in Welfare Economics. University Press of Kansas, 1-78.
  • Moore, J. (1968). Some Extensions of the Kuhn-Tucker Results in Concave Programming. University Press of Kansas, 31-72.
  • Moore, J. (1968). A Note on Point-Set Mappings. University Press of Kansas, 129-140.

Contact

moorejc@purdue.edu
Phone: (765) 49-44430
Office: KCTR B004A

Area(s) of Expertise

Economic Theory, Decision Making, Public Economics