We will examine an array of passages in the Talmud that use ideas from modern economic theory, centuries before these ideas were formulated by other thinkers. These include the role of incentives, the law of supply and demand, and group decision making.
Prof. Yisrael (Robert John) Aumann, Prof. Emeritus at the Hebrew University and Researcher at the Federmann Center for the Study of Rationality. Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics.
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