First Edition of Nobel Prize Winning Economist's Thomas C. Schelling's First Book; Inscribed by Him

  • National Income Behavior: An Introduction to Algebraic Analysis.

National Income Behavior: An Introduction to Algebraic Analysis.

$2,000.00

Item Number: 25056

New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1951.

First edition. Octavo, original cloth. Lengthily inscribed by Thomas Schelling on the title page. Light rubbing to the bottom cloth, near fine in the rare dust jacket with light wear.

Thomas Schelling served with the Marshall Plan in Europe, the White House, and the Executive Office of the President from 1948 to 1953. He wrote much of his dissertation on national income behavior working at night while in Europe. He was awarded the 2005 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for "having enhanced our understanding of conflict and cooperation through game-theory analysis."

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