Favorite books on Economics: (phd level and/or somewhat technical)
A Course in Microeconomic Theory by David M. Kreps. It’s a beautiful book that goes through graduate micro theory.
Another very interesting book, but very technical, with some real gems: Bargaining and Markets by Ariel Rubinstein and Martin J. Osborne. It’s available free here.
When I think of Collective Intelligence, it’s hard not to have in mind the enormous strides made in Information Economics … Sandy Grossman’s The Informational Role of Prices is a collection of his papers. and when I read about echo-chambers I think of Grossman-Stiglitz classic paper: On the Impossibility of Informationally Efficient Markets.
For those working on financial markets and information and who come from a Computer Science background … this book would definitely be worth your while: Markus Brunnermeier’s Asset Pricing under Asymmetric Information. A seminal paper in this literature relates to the No-Trade Theorem: Milgrom and Stokey: Information, Trade and Common Knowledge.
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