Back in the good old days on the fourth floor of the Altbau of Bonn's Ju ridicum, Werner Hildenbrand put an end to a debate about a festschrift in honor of an economist on the occasion of his turning 60 with a laconic: qMuch too early.q Remembering his position five years ago, we did not dare to think about one for him. But now he has turned 65. If consulted, he would most likely still answer: qMuch too early.q However, he has to take his official re tirement, and we believe that this is the right moment for such an endeavor. No doubt Werner Hildenbrand will not really retire. As professor emeritus, free from the constraints of a rigid teaching schedule and the burden of com mittee meetings, he will be able to indulge his passions. We expect him to pursue, with undiminished enthusiasm, his research, travel, golfing, the arts, and culinary pleasures - escaping real retirement.The fraction of the population with a particular set of attributes can change over time. The direct test of increasing dispersion will be formalized as a comparison of different consumption sectors even though the goal is to test for increasinganbsp;...
|Author||:||Gerard Debreu, Wilhelm Neuefeind, Walter Trockel|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-04-17|