THE COMPUTATION OF
ECONOMIC EQUILIBRIA

by
HERBERT SCARF
with the collaboration of Terje Hansen
Yale University Press, New Haven and London
1973
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chapter  Page 
Preliminary Pages
1.  The Problem of Computing Equilibrium Prices
2.  The Determination of an Approximate Fixed Point of a Continuous Mapping 24 
3.  Some Numerical Applications of Brouwer's Theorem 60 
4.  An Extension of the Algorithm 74 
5.  The Computation of Equilibria in a General Walrasian Model and Other Applications 98 
6.  A Procedure for Resolving Degeneracy 144 
7.  Algorithms Based on Simplicial Subdivisions 170 
8.  Some Applications to n-Person Game Theory 200 
Appendices
    1. A FORTRAN Program for the Replacement Step of Section 6.3
    2. An Estimate of the Number of Iterations Required by the Algorithm
233 
References 241 
Index 247