Aid for the William S. Vickrey Papers
Finding Aid Prepared by Bridget T. Lerette
Published September 2005
Size of Collection: 23.5 linear feet (ca. 16,500 items in 47 boxes)
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Source & Date of Acquisition: Gift of Cecile Vickrey, executrix estate of William Vickrey 17 September 1997.
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William S. Vickrey was born in 1914 in
The collection is comprised
of correspondence, manuscripts, teaching materials, conference materials,
subject files, and printed items from William S. Vickrey's
career as an economist. It contains published and unpublished papers
illustrating his thoughts on various aspects of economic theory and their
practical application. Topics discussed in these manuscripts involve
macroeconomics, marginal cost pricing, microeconomics, political economy and
welfare, public finance, social choice, taxation, transportation, urban
economics, and related matters. The collection also has records from his tenure
Bonbright, James Cummings, 1891-
Cordier, Andrew W. (Andrew Wellington), 1901-
Koch, Ed, 1924-
McGill, William J.
Moynihan, Daniel P. (Daniel Patrick), 1927-
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-
Shoup, Carl Sumner, 1902-
Thumond, Strom, 1902-
American Economic Association
Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic Development
Full employment policies.
(Employment) Economic theory.
Statics and Dynamics (Social sciences).
Note: Correspondence sent to William S. Vickrey from senators, congressmen, and other economists. Includes letters from Carl Shoup to Vickrey and his colleagues at
1 Bonbright, James C.
To William Vickrey
New York, NY, 22 Nov.-
Note: Includes Bonbright's comments on Vickrey's draft of paper on
Marginal Cost Pricing.
1 Cordier, Andrew W.
To Professor William S. Vickrey
New York, NY,
1 page t.l.s.
1 Koch, Edward I.
Washington, DC, 1969
2 t.l.s. (rubber stamp signature)
1 McGill, William J.
To Professor William S. Vickrey
New York, NY,
1 page t.l.s.
1 Melman, Seymour
New York, NY, 28 June-
2 t.l.s. (with enclosures)
1 Melman, Seymour
To Professor William S. Vickrey
New York, NY, 1963-1966
3 t.l.s. (with carbon replies and related materials)
1 Moynihan, Daniel P.
To William Vickrey
New York, NY, 1991-1993
1 Muskie, Edmund S.
To Professor William Vickrey
2 page t.l.s.
New York, NY,
2 page t.l.s.
1 Shoup, Carl S.
To William S. Vickrey
1 Shoup, Carl S.
To Professors Albert G. Hart, Albert O. Hirschman Peter B.
and William Vickrey
New York, NY,
1 page t.l.s.
1 Shoup, Carl S.
To Robert M. Haig, C. Lowell Harriss William Vickrey and
William C. Warren
1 page t.l.s.
1 Thurmond, Strom
To William Vickrey
1 page t.l.s.
Note: Correspondence to and from William
1 1 A, 1964-1995
Material Specific Details: Fragile
1 2 Allan, Ron, 1993
1 3 American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, 1979-1980
1 4 American Economic Association (AEA), 1948-1991
1 5 American Economic Association (AEA), 1992-1995
1 6 American Economic Association (AEA):
1 7 American Economic Review, 1964-1973
1 8 American Economic Review, 1974-1978
1 9 American Economic Review, 1979-1994
1 10 American Friends Service Committee, 1971
1 11 American Statistical Association, 1960-1985
1 12 Arnott, Richard, 1992-1995
1 13 AT&T, 1966-1967
2 14 Atlantic Economic Society, 1991-1993
2 15 Augustus M. Kelley Publishers
: Reprint of Agenda for Progressive Taxation, 1968-1970
2 16 B, 1960-1969
2 17 B, 1970-1979
2 18 B, 1980-1996, undated
2 19 Bab, Herbert, 1970-1972
2 20 Bagiotti, Tullio, 1969
2 21 Barton, Allen H., 1973 & 1992
2 22 Baum, Sandra, 1982-1994
2 23 Baumol, William, 1966-1977
2 24 Beckman, Martin J., 1974
2 25 Beckwith, Burnham P., 1963-1965
2 26 The
2 27 Benson, E. J., 1969-1970
2 28 Berman, Dale, 1967
2 29 Bidwell, Miles O., 1972-1982
2 30 Bird, Richard M., 1969-1977
2 31 Block, Walter, 1977 & 1995
2 32 Bobbs Merrill Company, Inc., 1966 & 1969
2 33 Boulding, Elise, 1968 & 1994
2 34 British Consulate-General, 1974
2 35 Butcher, William L., 1965
2 36 C, 1956-1980
3 37 C, 1981-1995, undated
3 39 Carr, Marjorie H., 1974
3 40 Carroll, John J., 1965-1969
3 41 Chamberlain, Neil W., 1967-1972
3 42 Chase, Elmer P., 1993-1994
3 43 Chinitz, Benjamin, 1969 & 1972
3 44 Citizens Advisory Council on the Status of Women, 1965-1968
3 45 Citizens
3 46 City Club of New York, 1974-1983
3 47 Colander, David, 1976-1982
3 49 Committee on Land Taxation (COLT), 1970
3 50 Council of State Governments, 1965-1967
3 51 D, 1957-1996
3 52 Decker, Robert L., 1972
4 53 Dikmen, M. Orhan, 1967-1968
4 54 Döen, Tom, 1973
4 55 Downing, Paul, 1974
4 56 Doyle, Richard D., 1993
4 57 Drè;ze, Jacques H., 1970-1994
4 58 Duke University Press, 1972
4 59 Dunn, LeRoy, 1968-1969
4 60 E, 1965-1995
4 61 Ecker-Racz, Laszlo, 1962 & 1967
4 62 The Econometric Society, 1968
4 63 Econometrica, 1965-1968
4 64 Environmental Defense Fund, 1973-1974
4 65 F, 1963-1996
4 66 Feldstein, Martin S., 1973-1975
4 67 Foster, Christopher, 1969-1970
4 68 Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), 1980 & 1995
4 69 G, 1960-1996
4 70 Gaffney, Mason, 1968-1974
4 71 Gannon, Colin A., 1968-1972
5 72 Gawthrop, Paul R., 1961-1968
5 73 Gigliotti,
5 74 Ginsburg, Helen, 1993-1994
5 75 Glenn, William A., 1970
5 76 Gold, Andrew J., 1969-1973
5 77 Goldin, Kenneth D., 1968-1970
5 78 Gonzalez, Fernando, 1981
5 79 Grieson, Ronald E., 1970-1979
5 80 H, 1962-1977
5 81 H, 1980-1996, undated
5 82 Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1959-1964
5 83 Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1965-1973, undated
5 84 Harriss,
5 85 Hau, Timothy, 1989-1995
5 86 Hedges, Charles, 1965-1971
5 87 Hertz, Roger J., 1968-1975
5 88 Holden-Day, Inc., 1968
5 90 Hunter, J. S., 1960
5 91 I, 1965-1996
5 92 Ichimura, Shinchi, 1969
6 93 Interstate Commerce Commission, 1973
6 94 J, 1967-1995
6 95 Jasinowski, Jerry, 1971
6 96 Johnson, Byron L., 1966-1971
6 97 Jones, Thomas H., 1975
6 98 The Journal of Business, 1972
6 99 Journal of Economic Literature, 1971-1976
6 100 Journal of Political Economy, 1972-1983
6 101 Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 1966-1980
6 102 Joy, Stewart, 1969-1971
6 103 K, 1950-1993
6 104 Kalder, N., 1953
6 105 Kelly, John, 1993 & 1995
6 106 Kennett, David, 1976-1979
7 107 Kohn, Robert E., 1990-1993
7 108 L, 1960-1975
7 109 L, 1980-1996, undated
7 110 Lambert, Ian, 1991-1993
7 111 Lave, Lester B., 1969
7 112 Lea, Norman D., 1959
7 113 Lehmann, Glenn, 1972
7 114 Levin, Harvey, undated
7 115 Levin, Harvey, 1959-1964
7 116 Levin, Harvey, 1965-1975
8 117 Levin,
8 118 Levin,
8 119 Levin,
8 120 Levin,
8 121 Levin,
8 122 Levin, Harvey, 1980-1981
9 123 Levin, Harvey, 1982-1983
9 124 Liu, Ta-Chung, 1964
9 125 M, 1960-1970
9 126 M, 1971-1996, undated
9 127 McClintock, Deanne and Douglas, 1983-1992
9 128 MacLean, Brian, 1992-1993
9 129 Management Science, 1969-1970
9 130 Mathews, John A., 1981-1982
9 131 Mead, Edgar T., 1966-1967
9 132 Merewitz, Leonard, 1974
9 133 Milgram, Morris, 1992-1993
9 134 Modigliani, Franco, 1974 & 1993
9 135 Mohring, Herbert, 1970-1975
9 136 Monash University, 1970-1972
9 137 Morgan, Griscom, 1962-1963
9 138 Morse, Herbert C., 1966
9 139 N, 1958-1996
9 140 National Academy of Sciences, 1996
10 141 National Association of Railroad Passengers, 1968
10 142 O, 1963-1992
10 143 Operations Research, 1969-1972
10 144 P, 1966-1993
10 146 Pan-Technology Consulting Corporation (PANTEK), 1970
10 147 Political Science Quarterly, 1966-1973
10 148 Public Choice Society, 1972-1974
10 149 Public Finance Quarterly, 1971-1974
10 150 Public Finance Quarterly, 1975-1993
10 151 Q, 1966-1983
10 152 The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1974-1983
10 153 R, 1959-1970
10 154 R, 1971-1996, undated
10 155 Rand Corporation, 1961-1969
10 156 Reig, Enrique Jorge, 1959-1960
10 157 Review of Economic Studies, 1967-1974
11 158 Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1967-1969
11 159 Rockefeller, Barbara, 1970
11 160 Roth, Gabriel, 1971-1990
11 161 Ruppenthal, Karl M., 1975 & 1981
11 162 S, 1958-1969
11 163 S, 1970-1989
11 164 S, 1990-1996, undated
11 166 Sonstegaard, Miles, 1971-1973
11 167 Spillane, Annie, 1986-1991
11 168 Steinberg, Charles, 1952-1970
11 169 Straszheim, Mahlon R., 1970-1971
11 170 T, 1964-1996
11 171 Thomson, Ian, 1971-1973
11 172 Tideman, Nicolaus, 1968-1996
11 173 Transportation, 1979
11 174 TRED (Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic
12 175 TRED (Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic
12 176 TRED (Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic
Development), 1971-1991, undated
12 177 TRED (Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic
Development): Carter Weld, 1965-1968
12 178 TRED (Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic
Development): Carter Weld, 1969-1974
12 179 U, 1988-1993
12 180 United Nations, 1968-1975, undated
12 181 United States Treasury Department, 1972-1973, undated
12 182 Urban Studies, 1973-1975
12 183 V, 1970-1979
12 184 Vickrey, Cecile, 1968-1975
12 185 Vickrey, Mrs. Charles V., 1970-1975
12 186 W, 1954-1996
12 187 Wheatcroft, G. S. A., 1965-1966
12 188 Wilson,
12 189 Winter, Ernst F., 1967-1968
12 190 Wohl, Martin, 1969 & 1971
12 191 X, 1973
12 192 Y, 1966-1982
12 193 Yance, Joseph V., 1968
13 194 Z, 1969-1992
13 195 Unidentified, 1949-1996
Note: Typescripts, mimeograph masters, drafts, outlines, notes, and fragments of William S. Vickrey's papers, articles, reviews, and other economic documents. Various aspects of economic theory and application are discussed including macroeconomics, marginal cost pricing, microeconomics, social choice, taxation, transportation, urban economics, and related matters. Arranged alphabetically by subject designated by economic graduate students who previously inventoried Vickrey's papers or assigned by the author in his annotated bibliography. Many of the notes were also provided by Vickrey or the graduate students.
Note: Papers, letters to the editor, reviews, essays, speeches, and incomplete parts of Vickrey's book Metastatics and Macroeconomics. These papers focus mainly on government fiscal policy regarding balanced budgets, deficits, capital spending, unemployment, inflation, and social security. Also includes discussion of the fallacies of financial fundamentalism, markup warrants, interest rates, and related topics. Arranged alphabetically by title.
13 196 Acceptance of Honorary Membership in NTA
Note: Argues for a larger deficit.
13 197 All That Anguish Over a Phony Number
Letter to editor,
13 198 Averting Unemployment and Inflation in Transition to Market Economy
13 199 Balanced Budget is Not the Answer
13 200 Balancing the Budget is a Recipe for Economic Disaster
Paper, Feb-May 1995
13 201 Budget Balancing: A Cruel, Pious Fraud letter to editor, undated
13 202 The Burden of the Public Debt: Comment, article, 1961
Note: Published in American Economic Review, 51,
March 1961, 132-7. Superseded by later analysis.
13 203 Capital Budgeting, Unemployment and Inflation paper, June 1992
Note: Paper for Levy Institute Meeting,
alternative criteria for defining a capital budget and the need for marketable markup
warrants. The appendix is about the detailed operation of the markup warrant proposal.
13 204 Chock-full Employment without Increased Inflation, paper, .Jan. 1991
Note: For presentation at session entitled "Achieving High Employment without
13 205 Chock-full Employment without Inflation, paper, 1992
Note: Presented at Munich Conference 18 May 1992 and Prague/Bratislava
Meetings 28 June-
13 206 Comments on "Investment, Dividend and External Finance Behavior of Firms by
Phoebus J. Dhrymes and Mordecai Kurz and on Business Fixed Investment A
Marriage of Fact and Fancy by W.
H. Locke Anderson review, 1965
Note: Shows a knowledge of econometrics.
13 207 Controlling Inflation through Marketable Gross Markup Rights, paper, Dec. 1993
13 208 Controlling Inflation through Marketable Gross Markup Rights for Chock-full
Employment in a Neo-Keynesian Economy, paper, 1993-1994
13 209 Debt Limits Throttle the Economy, essay,
13 210 Debts, Deficits and Delusions paper,
14 211 Disarmament, Unemployment Budget and Inflation paper, June 1992
14 212 The Dole Tax Plan Could Backfire, essay,
14 213 Economic Criteria for Optimum Rates of Depletion, paper, 
Note: Appears to have been published in Extractive Resources
and Taxation. Edited by Mason Gaffney.
Press, 1967. Discusses implications of the perfect information model.
14 214 Effective Fiscal Policy, paper,
14 215 Fallacies of the Conventional Wisdom, notes for a talk,
Note: Notes for a talk at Marymount.
14 216 Fatal Fallacies about Economies with Unemployment, paper, 6 Sept. 1993
Note: See also Fifteen Fatal Fallacies of Financial Establishment Economics,
Folder 217 and Fifteen Fatal Fallacies of Financial Fundamentalism, Box 14, Folder 218.
14 217 Fifteen Fatal Fallacies of Financial Establishment Economics, paper, 1995
Note: See also Fatal Fallacies about Economies with Unemployment,
14 218 Fifteen Fatal Fallacies of Financial Fundamentalism, paper,
Note: See also Fatal Fallacies about Economies with Unemployment,
Folder 216 and Fifteen Fatal Fallacies of Financial Establishment Economics,
14 219 Fiscal Policy in Prosperity and Depression: Discussion of Papers Delivered
by Musgrave and Hardy
Review, Dec. 1947
14 220 Fiscal Strategies for Shifting Resources from Military to Civilian Activities,
14 221 A Growing Debt is a Necessity, not a Threat letter to the editor,
Note: Response to letter by Congressman Mark W. Neumann,
14 222 How Big a "Deficit" Do We Need?, essay,
14 223 How Successful as Innovators Have Economists Been?, paper,
Note: See also My Innovative Failures in Economics,
14 224 How to Get Real Full Employment (Jobs for All),
14 225 Interest and Policy: Long or Short?, essay, undated
Note: Discusses which interest rate to use in analysis of long-term projects.
14 226 Letter on Budget Balancing, letter to the editor, undated
14 227 Letter to Senator,
Note: Discusses government deficit.
14 228 Letter to The New York Times, letter to the editor,
Note: Discusses government deficit and full-employment economy.
14 229 Letter to The New York Times, letter to the editor,
Note: Argues against the Federal Reserve Board worries of overheating economy.
14 230 Long Term Forecasting in Terms of Government Debt, paper, June 1994
Note: A reasonably complete articulation of the deficit view. The paper
discusses the failure of market to equilibrium, interest-insensitivity of investment, and
markup warrants in an open economy.
14 231 Lowering Inflation through Gross Price Markup Rights, essay, undated
14 232 Macroeconomic Aspects of Tax Incidence, abstract of paper, Nov. 1994
Note: Abstract of paper for NTA Meetings, 13-16 Nov. 1994
14 233 Macro-economic Impacts of Social Security, paper, April-May 1996
14 234 A Macroeconomic Program for the Clinton Era, paper, [1992?]
Note: Paper for the Annual Meeting of the Southern Economic Association,
employment, then maintenance of full employment by strong fiscal measures under
control of an anti-inflation program such as markup warrants.
14 235 Markup Market, letter to the editor,
14 236 Meaningfully Defining Deficits and Debt, paper, 1991-1992
Note: Paper for session on "Deficits, Which, How Much, and So What?",
American Economic Association, May 1992, 305-10. Discusses debt in a Georgist
context, varieties of capital budgeting, deficits, unemployment, and growth.
15 237 Metastatics and Macroeconomics, bibliography, ca. 1964
15 238 Metastatics and Macroeconomics, illustrations, ca. 1964
15 239 Metastatics and Macroeconomics, incomplete draft, ca. 1964
15 240 Necessary and Optimum Government Debt, paper, March-April 1993
Note: Discusses optimum government normal economy without capital but with money.
15 241 Notes on Macroeconomic Instruments, notes,
15 242 Notes on the Macroeconomics of Disarmament, notes, undated
15 243 One Economists' View of Philanthropy, paper, 1961
Note: Paper for Conference on Philanthropy, Sponsored by National Bureau of
Economic Research and
15 244 The Other Side of the Coin, address, Sept. 1992
Note: Prepared for an address accepting the Seidman Award,
Subsequently revised and published. Discusses reaching real full employment by
vigorous fiscal policy with tradable gross markup warrants as an inflation control.
15 245 Review of Disarmament and the Economy, edited by
Emile Benoit and Kenneth E. Boulding book review, 1963
15 246 Social Pathologies, Unemployment and the Fatal Obsession with Debt Reduction and
15 247 Some Disastrous Economic Fallacies, notes, 1992
15 248 Statement to the Armed Services Subcommittee of the House Appropriations
15 249 Three Degrees of Separation between Budgets and Reality, paper,
15 250 Today's Task for Economists, address, 1992-1993
Note: Presidential address to the American Economic Association, Jan. 1993.
Published in American Economic Review, March 1993,
1-10. Discusses how to raise the economy rapidly to real full employment and keep it
there through the use of vigorous public policy and controlling inflation with
marketable markup warrants. One
draft has comments from Carl Shoup,
15 251 A Trans-Keynesian Manifesto (Thoughts about an Asset-Based Macro-economics),
Paper, June-July 1996
Note: A clear statement of views.
15 252 Two-Stage Fiscal Program: Stimulus First, Deficit Reduction Second paper,
Note: Apparently a preliminary draft of a proposal for the anticipated Clinton Administration.
15 253 We Need a Bigger Deficit, Paper, Aug-Sept. 1993
15 254 We Need Bigger Deficits!, Letter to editor, undated
16 255 What Deficit, Anyhow Essay, undated
16 256 Why Balance the Budget?, Article, 1959-1960
Note: Published in Challenge.
16 257 Why Balance What?, Paper, Aug.-Oct. 1995
16 258 Why Not Chock-full Employment?, Paper,
Note: Revision of talk to the Atlantic Economic Society,
Note: Papers, reviews, articles, statements, essays, and notes about the pricing of natural resources and public utilities. Includes a notebook on postal rate and fee increases as well as his thoughts about efficient pricing, responsive pricing, peak load pricing, tolls and pollution. Arranged alphabetically by title.
16 259 Adam and Eve and the Coal Mine: Comments on Harold J. Barnett:
"Measurement of Natural
Resource Scarcity", review, [1962?]
Note: Discusses the pricing of natural resources and the deviations from Hotelling's
rule due to changes in expectations, increasing extraction cost, and technological change.
16 260 The Airline Booking Problem: Some Further Solutions, paper, Dec. 1970
Note: Published in Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 6(3), Sept. 1972, 257-70.
Discusses pricing on the basis of a simulated futures market and Appendix I estimates the
gain from responsive pricing.
16 261 Appendix II: Depreciation as an Element of Marginal Cost, paper,
16 262 Apportionment of Cost over Time and Pricing Methods, paper, June 1964
Note: Discusses congestion on electrical networks (power factor) and equipment husbandry.
16 263 AT& and T Rate Structure Hearings, draft of testimony, 1968
16 264 The Backward Art of Utility Pricing, paper, Aug. 1988
Note: Discussion Paper Series No. 404,
Discusses responsive pricing, power factor charges, lifeline rates, and subsidy
from land taxation.
16 265 Decreasing Costs, Publicly Administered Prices and Economic Efficiency paper, 1969
Note: Background paper for the Joint Economic Committee Study of "Economic
Analysis of Public Expenditure: The PPB System." Discusses marginal cost pricing,
subsidies, and the excess burden of taxation in the context of the "Program, Planning
and Policy Budgeting System."
16 266 Economic Efficiency and Pricing, paper, 1970-1971
Note: Published in Public Prices for Public Products.
16 267 Economies of Scale Stemming from Indivisibilities, paper,
16 268 Economizing and Pricing of Computer Services, paper, 1968
Note: Concerns batch processing.
16 269 Efficient Pricing and its Impact on Operating Costs, Fuel Requirements Capacity Expansion
Retirement of Obsolete Plants and Integration of Exotic Power Schedules
Note: Offers responsive pricing as an option to standard pricing.
17 270 Efficient Pricing of Electric Power Service: Some Innovative Solutions, paper, 1990-1992
Note: Published in Resources and Energy, 14, 1992, 157-74.
Discusses responsive pricing, power factor, formulation of subsidies, pricing of hydro power,
and second-best considerations.
17 271 Efficient Pricing under Regulation: The Case of Responsive Pricing as a Substitute for
Interruptible Power Contracts,
paper, June 1978
Note: Draft for Proceedings: Marginal Costing and Pricing of Electrical Energy, Canadian
Electrical Association with
Canadian Bureau of Mines and Resources,
See also Notes on Interruptible
Power and Alternative Pricing Methods,
17 272 Efficient Pricing vs. Privatization of Utility Services, paper, Nov. 1991
Note: Prepared for a meeting on
18-19 November 1991.
Discusses that varying fare by time of day encourages staggered work hours and makes the
point that making toll voluntary (or allowing people to wait in a lay-by) results in everyone
being made better off by tolling a bottleneck.
17 273 Hotel Problem, notes, undated
Note: Discusses responsive pricing.
17 274 Interrelations between Interest Rates and Depreciation Rates, paper, 1970-1971
Note: Published in Utility Regulation During Inflation.
Edited by J. E. Haring and J. F.
Discusses the dangers of front-end loading of costs and double counting in inflationary
17 275 Investment Bias under Regulatory Constraint, paper, Sept. 1965
Note: Paper prepared for presentation at the Symposium on Economics of Public Utilities,
17 276 IPA Water Outlines, notes, 1969, undated
17 277 Local Telephone Costs and the Design of Rate Structures: An Innovative View,
Paper, March 1981
Note: Discusses responsive pricing and land taxes.
17 278 Marginal Cost Pricing: Using the Short Run for the Long Run, article, 1983
Note: An abbreviated version of this article was presented at the meetings of the Eastern
17 279 Maximum Output or Maximum Welfare? More on the Off-Peak Pricing Problem,
Article, Dec. 1970
Note: Published in Kyklow, 24(2), 1971, 305-29. Includes critique of a
naive proposal for determining peak price differentials.
17 280 The Meaning of Marginal Cost: Some New (Empty?) Boxes for Old, paper, undated
Note: Discusses short- and long-run relevant product mines, queuing, travel time,
schedule delay, relevance to direct controls, bottleneck model, and marginal cost pricing.
17 281 Measurement of Demand for Demand Changes, fragment, undated
17 282 New Approaches to Marginal Cost Pricing of Electricity, notes, 
Note: Notes for a talk at
17 283 Notes and Amendments regarding the Proposed City Club statement: "A New York City Energy
Policy for the Eighties",
Note: Argues for time-of-day-pricing in
17 284 Notes on AT&T Testimony, notes, 1965 & 1968
17 285 Notes on Brancato: Criteria for Redesigning Rates, review, April 1974
17 286 Notes on Interruptible Power and Alternative Pricing Methods, notes,
Note: See also Efficient Pricing Under Regulation: The Case of Responsive Pricing as a
Substitute for Interruptible
17 287 Notes on Statements to the FCC, notes, July-Oct. 1968
17 288 Notes on the Con Ed Crisis, fragment, undated
17 289 Notes on Welfare Economics as a Theory of Teams, notes, undated
18 290 Notes re: Marginal Cost Pricing, notes, undated
18 291 Optimal Electricity Prices, draft of chapter 3, undated
18 292 Optimum Allocation of Intra-Marginal Residues, paper, undated
Note: Discusses Ramsey pricing for public utilities.
18 293 Postal Rate and Fee Increases Notebook, 1973-1974
Note: Notebook is related to Vickrey's role as witness in Docket No. RT4-1
regarding postal rate and fee increases.
18 294 Postal Rate and Fee Increases Notebook: Memos, 1974
18 295 Postal Rate and Fee Increases Notebook: Direct Testimony and Exhibits, 1973
18 296 Postal Rate and Fee Increases Notebook: Interrogations and Answers by Party, 1973-1974
18 297 Postal Rate and Fee Increases Notebook: Written Cross Examinations, 1974
18 298 Postal Rate and Fee Increases Notebook: Motions, 1973-1974
18 299 Postal Rate and Fee Increases Notebook: Rebuttal Testimony, 1974
18 300 Postal Rate Structure, notes, undated
18 301 Pricing for Tomorrow: The Welfare Economics of Price Structures Adapted to an
Electronic Age, drafts, undated
Note: Incomplete manuscript of a book in years of gestation.
19 302 Pricing for Tomorrow: The Welfare Economics of Price Structures Adapted to an
Electronic Age, fragments, undated
19 303 The Pricing of Tomorrow's Utility Services, paper, 1968
Note: Published in The New Economics of Regulated Industries: Rate-Making
in a Dynamic Economy.
Edited by Joseph E. Haring.
19 304 Rebuttal by Vickrey, transcript, 1974
Note: Postal Rate Commission testimony on the pricing and cost services of postal service.
Vickrey argues for Ramsey pricing, discusses the economics of scale in postal service,
and gives definition of marginal cost.
19 305 Remarks at
19 306 Responsive Pricing and Homeostatic Control, paper, May 1979
Note: Discusses responsive pricing for electricity.
19 307 Responsive Pricing Based on Marginal Cost as a Means of Promoting Efficient Energy Usage,
Paper, June 1979
Note: Paper for the IAEE-RFF Conference on International Energy Issues, Sheraton Park Hotel,
Proceedings of the 1978 International Association of Energy Economics. Edited by James
See also International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE) Annual Conference,
19 308 Responsive Pricing of Public Utility Services, paper, 1970
Note: Published in Economics of the Regulated Communications Industry in the
Age of Innovation,
Discusses the original suggestion for implementing short-run marginal-cost pricing in terms
of separating flexible consumer payment rates set freely by the utility from utility retention
rates set by regulatory procedures, with an escrow fund to absorb differences. Also has
suggestion for low-cost metering technology.
19 309 Statement at the Public Hearing held by the Department of Environmental Conservation
regarding Mobile Pollutants,
Note: The hearing was held in
Discusses tolling as a way to reduce pollution.
19 310 Statement before Water Resources Subcommittee of
Note: The statement concerns user charges on inland waterways and competition with
19 311 Statement to
and Commissions statement,
Note: Discusses lifeline pricing of telephone service to the poor.
19 312 Tarifacion de Pasajes, Por Avion Tema No. 9 lecture notes,
Note: Discusses responsive pricing.
19 313 Tarifacion en Los Muelles, Tema No. 10 lecture notes,
19 314 La Tarification des Communications Urbains: Principes Economiques, Possibilites Techiques
Pratiques paper, Nov. 1973
Note: Presented in
19 315 Teoria del Segundo Mejor (second best), Tema No. 11 lecture notes,
19 316 Testimony before the Environmental Defense Fund, transcript, undated
Note: Discusses marginal cost pricing of public utilities.
19 317 Testimony before the Federal Communications Commission, in relation to Charges for
Services Rendered by the Bell
System to the Radio and Television Networks draft, 1967
Note: Discusses telephone pricing.
19 318 Testimony before the New York Public Service Commission in behalf of the Environmental
Defense Fund in the matter of Niagara-Mohawk Power Corporation Electric Rates, Case
Note: The testimony argues for peak-load pricing and time-of-day metering, describes possible
technologies, and provides definitions of marginal cost and Ramsey pricing.
20 319 Theoretical and Practical Possibilities and Limitations of a Market Mechanism Approach to Air
Pollution Control, article, 1992
Note: Listed as forthcoming, Land Economics, Feb. 1992.
Note: Primarily outline, illustrations, bibliography, appendices, errata, and notes for Vickrey's graduate level textbook Microstatics published in 1964.Also includes his review of "The Taxation of Income from Capital." Arranged alphabetically by title.
20 320 Notes on The Taxation of Income from Capital, review, Feb. 1983
20 321 Microstatics, bibliography, ca. 1964
Note: A graduate level textbook. Reprinted once and contains some errors.
20 322 Microstatics, errata, ca. 1964
20 323 Microstatics, illustrations, ca. 1964
20 324 Microstatics, mathematical appendices, ca. 1964
20 325 Microstatics, notes, ca. 1964
20 326 Microstatics, outline, ca. 1964
Note: Papers, book reviews, and an outline of remarks on the subjects of social science, world development, poverty, and corporate giving. Arranged alphabetically by title.
20 329 Book Review of Economic Factors in the Growth of Corporation Giving by Ralph L. Nelson
Book review, 1971
Note: Published in Journal of Economic Literature.
20 330 Comments on Essays in the Structure of Social Science Models by Albert Ando,
Franklin M. Fisher and Herbert A. Simon book review, 1964
20 331 Maldistribution of Wealth: Provision for Each Individual within the National Economy
Note: Outline of remarks prepared for delivery to the Institute for Religion and Social
Discusses the fairly drastic measures required for eliminating poverty by redistribution.
Note: A paper on tax cuts, a book review concerning taxation, and notes regarding land tax and how tax policies encourage investment. Arranged alphabetically by title.
20 332 Cut the Corporate Income Tax, not Capital Gains paper, undated
20 333 Notes on the Land Tax, notes, undated
Note: Discusses the lack of neutrality of market value less depreciated improvements
20 334 Review of The Economics of Taxation by Henry Aaron and Michael J. Boskins, eds.
Book review, 1981
Note: Comments on averaging.
20 335 Tax and Other Policies to Encourage Investment, notes, Aug. 1993
Note: Notes for a discussion oat Great Barrington, 19-21 Aug. 1993.
Discusses cumulative averaging and categorization of types of investment.
Note: Papers, reviews, and notes about social choice and welfare. Topics addressed include auctions, game theory, demand revealing procedures, equity, justice, and related societal issues. Arranged alphabetically by title.
20 336 Agenda Setting and Social Choice, paper, June 1980
Note: Published in Public Transfers and Some Private Alternatives During the Recession.
Schriften des Internationalen Institute fur Empirische Sozialokonomie, Band 7(II). Edited by
Discusses the power of an agenda setter in social choice procedures and methods of avoiding
20 337 An Anonymity-Preserving Procedure for Sealed Bid Auctions, paper, 1967
20 338 The Arrow Social Choice Theorem, paper, undated
21 339 Auctions and Bidding Games, paper, 1962
Note: Published in Recent Advances in Game Theory, The Princeton University
Conference, 1962, 15-27.
Includes further mathematical analysis of various types of auctions in terms of game theory
and in relation to Pareto efficiency.
21 340 Auctions, Markets and Optimal Allocation paper, 1974-1976
Note: Published in Bidding and Auctioning for Procurement and Allocation.
Studies in Game Theory and Mathematical Economics. Edited by Yakow Amihud.
Previously presented at a conference at NYU in 1974. Contains non-mathematical overview
21 341 Bidding Procedures and Economic Efficiency, paper, April 1980
21 342 A Comment on Tideman and Tullock's "A New and Superior Process for Making Social
Choice", review, Jan. 1976
21 343 Demand Revealing Procedures, Collusion and Lump-sum Payments paper, 1976
Note: Discusses the ways of dealing with problems that arise in various contexts and
includes a bibliography.
21 344 Demand Revealing Procedures for Public Choice: Beyond Majority Rule, paper, June 1994
21 345 Demand Revealing Procedures in International Disputes, paper, Nov. 1979
21 346 Demand Revealing Procedures in International Disputes, paper,
21 347 A Further Simplification of Consumer's Surplus, paper, undated
Note: Argues that compensating variation likely to be used in practice rather than
21 348 The Intensity Problem: A Perennially Elusive Target, paper, undated
21 349 Justice, Bloomberg etc. notes, undated
Note: Possibly notes for lecture.
21 350 Justice, Economics and Jurisprudence article, 1976-1977
Note: Published in Social Research, 46(2), 1979, 272-81.
Discusses the concepts of equity, and how especially naive concepts can be in sharp
conflict with economic efficiency.
21 351 “Lifeline Rates: Succor or Snare?”, paper, undated
Note: Discusses the role of equity in public utility pricing.
21 352 Myopia, Consistency and Exponential Discounting paper, 1957-1966
Note: Drafts accompanied by pages of algebra, correspondence, and copy of
"How Income Ought to be Distributed: A Paradox in Distributive Ethics" by
Robert H. Strotz.
21 353 Preference, Probability and Proficiency paper, undated
21 354 Review of Collective Choice and Social Welfare by Amartya K. Sen,
Book review, undated
21 355 Risk, Utility and Social Policy paper, 1961
Note: Defends expected utility as measure of satisfaction.
21 356 The Weltanschauung of an Economist, paper, undated
Note: Discusses Rawls, Nozick, and equity in economics.
Note: Papers, notes, articles, and reviews concerning the effects of taxation on the economy. These papers include examination of the simplification of the tax system, tax revenues, capital gains, progressive taxation, land value taxation, tax evasion, assessments, philanthropy, tax credits, income, and related issues. Also discusses federal income tax, international tax, corporate income tax, state taxes, excise tax, expenditures tax, estate taxes, and gift taxes. Arranged alphabetically by title.
21 357 Alternatives to the International Tax Credit, paper, Aug. 1978
21 358 Alternatives to the International Tax Credit--Some Afterthoughts, paper,
21 359 Comments on Jennifer Arlen and Deborah Weiss's A Political Theory of Corporate Taxation,
Book review, undated
21 360 Concession Agreements:
Note: Discusses the economics of concessions.
22 361 The Consequences of the Corporation Income Tax: A Macroeconomic Approach,
22 362 The Corporate Income Tax and How to Get Rid of It, paper, May 1989
Note: Published in Retrospective on Public Finance.
Edited by Loraine Eden. Duke University Press, 1991. Discusses the tax's effects on the
economy, political popularity incidence in relation to macroeconomic policy, replacement
with withholding tax, cumulative assessment, regression-based allocation of income by
source, and the replacement of the foreign tax credit.
22 363 The Corporate Income Tax in the U.S. Tax System, paper,
Note: For presentation at the Manhattan Institute session, Century Club,
Discusses leveling the playing field for capital gains, methods of eliminating the baneful
Effects of the corporate income tax, rationalization of formulas for allocation of income
among jurisdictions, and replacing the foreign tax credit with a separation of the income
tax into a normal source-based tax and a destination-based surtax.
22 364 Cumulative Assessment: Some Responses to Richard Goode's Critique, paper, undated
Note: Discusses averaging.
22 365 Cumulative Averaging after Thirty Years, paper, 1972
Note: Published in Modern Fiscal Issues: Essays in Honor of Carl S. Shoup.
by Richard M. Bird and John G. Head.
Review of some of the possible causes for failure of adoption.
22 366 Design of Taxes to Minimize Evasion, paper, Oct. 1977
Note: Paper for conference on "Tax Losses in
See also Economic and Social Studies Conference Board of Turkey Conference,
22 367 The Effect of the Tax System on the Impact of Government Debt, paper,
22 368 Estimating Income Tax Revenue under Alternative Rate Structures, paper, 1969
22 369 Excise Tax, paper, undated
Note: Makes reference to a paper by Vickrey: "Can Excises Lower Prices"
Essays in Economics and Econometrics: A Volume in Honor of Harold Hotelling.
Edited by Ralph W. Pfouts.
22 370 Expenditure, Capital Gains and the Basis of Progressive Taxation article, 1968-1969
Note: German translation reprinted in Finanztheory, Horst Claus Recktenwald, Herausgeber,
Köln, Kiepenhauer and Witech, 1969, pp. 425-33. Discusses the capital gains issue.
22 371 Improvements Tax in a
22 372 Income Tax Impasse, article, ca. 1957
Note: Op. Ed. piece for Challenge magazine.
22 373 Justice, Equality and the Economic System paper, 1977
Note: Published in Small Comforts for Hard Times.
Edited by Michael Mooney and Florian Stuber.
Discusses Rawls, Utilitarianism, Pareto efficient redistribution, and redistributive public
22 374 A Modern Theory of Land Value Taxation, paper, 1992
Note: Paper for a Session on "New Concepts of Taxation", COPE Conference,
8-12 January 1992.
Discusses the problems in use- and state-neutral assessment.
22 375 Note on Taxation in
22 376 Notes and Issues Concerning an Expenditures Tax, paper, Oct. 1978
Note: Paper for Brookings Conference, 19-20 Oct. 1978. Discusses cumulative assessment
under a consumption tax, a net worth tax to replace estate and gift taxes, and cumulative
averaging under an expenditures tax.
22 377 Notes on Proposed California Severance Tax, notes, [1968?]
23 378 Private Philanthropy and Public Finance, paper, June 1973
23 379 Problems in Land Value Taxation: Equity, Expectation and Efficiency paper, 1973
Note: Prepared for presentation at the Symposium on the Land Tax in Honor of Professor
Harry Gunnison Brown,
the switch from current system to land value taxation, the objection that a sudden shift
expropriates legitimately acquired values does not hold when this is the result of shifting from
other localized taxes, and that owners of land can gain from increased land taxation.
23 380 Progression, Simplification and a Level Playing Field paper,
23 381 Reforma de Impuestos sobre Donaciones y Herencias, Tema No. 16 lecture notes,
Note: Discusses gift and inheritance taxation.
23 382 Reforma del Impuesto Sobre Rentas (ingresos netos), Tema No. 15 lecture notes,
23 383 Security Equity for Working Wives via Earned Income Credit, paper, Feb. 1968
23 384 Simplification, Progression and a Level Playing Field paper, 1995-1996
23 385 Simplification through Cumulative Averaging, paper, ca. 1969
23 386 Some Preliminary Thoughts on Basic Principles of the Taxation of Multinational Activity,
23 387 Special Report on New Tax Frontiers for the National Governors' Conference,
23 388 Statement for Chairman's Summary Report: NGC Revenue and Taxation Committee, 6.
New Tax Frontiers paper, undated
23 389 Statement regarding Party Planks on Federal Tax Reform, paper, 1972
Note: Prepared for Taxation with Representation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan, public interest
tax lobby that deals solely with federal tax issues.
23 390 Tax Simplification through Cumulative Averaging, paper, 1969
Note: Published in Law and Contemporary Problems: Tax Simplification and Reform,
34(4), Autumn 1969, 736-50. Argues that cumulative averaging be viewed as a master
stroke of simplification, in spite of being reportedly rejected out of hand as too complicated.
23 391 Teoria del Progresion, Tema No. 17 lecture notes,
23 392 An Updated Agenda for Progressive Taxation, paper, 1992
Note: Published in Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, March 1992,
Discusses capital gains, inflation, corporate income tax, undistributed profits tax, transnational
incomes, tax-exempt bonds, home ownership, and leisure.
Note: Papers, reviews, letters to the editor, essays, statements, outlines, speeches, reports, and notes regarding the numerous economic aspects of transportation. These materials reflect his observations on transit fares, automation, road pricing, parking, land use, toll systems, airline timetables, subway scheduling, transfers, highway use, direct current traction, and methods of examining transportation demand for pricing. Vickrey proposes solutions to the problems with congestion, pollution, subway service, parking allocation, inadequate maps, traffic accidents, financing, signaling, politics, and inefficient use of transportation infrastructure. In addition, some documents address the specific transportation concerns in
23 393 After the Defeat of the Bond Issue, What paper,
23 394 Airline Guide, notes, undated
Note: Includes algorithm for itineraries, examples, and other notes.
23 395 Alleviating Rush-Hour Crowding: Comment, review, March 1974
Note: Comments on a proposal by Professor Charles Libove in Transportation Engineering
Discusses overlength trains, skip stop scheduling, and "overlap" scheduling. Includes
appendix on "The Effects of various operational modes on volume of service."
23 396 Alternative Method of Implementing Subscriber Fares, paper, undated
23 397 Analysis of Minimum Headways in Rapid Transit Service, paper, Aug. 1971
Note: Makes reference to a computer program for train control.
23 398 Appendix II: Suggested Algorithm for Processing a Basic or
23 399 Automatic Control of Subway Service Perturbations, paper, May 1973
23 400 Better Subway Safety, letter to the editor,
23 401 Bibliography on the Costs and Pricing of Streets and Highways, list, 1965
24 403 A Change-Free, Time-Origin-Destination Fare Collection System paper,
24 404 Charging Users of Transportation Infrastructure, paper, Dec. 1991
Note: Draft of a proposed Congressional Budget Office paper with some marginal comments.
24 405 A Check-list of Points to be Considered in Planning Improvements and Economies in Subway
Service, paper, June 1953
24 406 Comments on the "Tolls Pricing Study of Port Authority of NY and NJ", FWHA Docket 76-9
Paper, Jan. 1979
Note: Discusses the implementation of peak-load pricing in
bottleneck model with heterogeneous users.
24 407 Computers, Pricing Mechanisms and Optimum Traffic and Transit Patterns
24 408 Congestion in Midtown Manhattan in Relation to Marginal Cost Pricing, paper, May 1991
Note: Argument on the basis of which Vickrey claimed that the marginal cost pricing of a
24 409 Congestion Theory and Transport Investment, paper, 1968-1970
Note: For presentation at a meeting of the American Economic Association,
Discusses optimal investment, with and without congestion pricing.
24 410 Continuous Automatic Bus Spacing and Dispatching (CASBAD): A Proposal for Improving
the Efficiency of Short-Headway
Bus Service, paper, 1966
Note: The proposal suggests using automatic digitalized radio signals.
24 411 Controlling the Environmental Impact of the Automobile, outline,
Note: Outline of presentation at VPI Conference on the Environment,
24 412 Converting to Efficient Transit Fares, paper,
Note: Concerned with the mechanical aspects of phasing-in an efficient fare structure.
24 413 Cost Reduction and Efficiency Promotion through Pricing in Urban Transportation,
24 414 Current Economic Position and Prospects of
the Buenos Aires Metropolitan
Area, paper, 1970
Note: Confidential report to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Comments on skip stop scheduling, brake wear, coordination between platforms of trains,
push-pull service, and express service.
24 415 Current Issues in Urban Transportation, paper 1 of 4, 1968-1973
Note: Published in Contemporary Economic Issues.
Edited by Neil Chamberlain. Irwin, 1969. A wide-ranging discussion of urban transportation
25 416 Current Issues in Urban Transportation, paper 2 of 4, 1968-1973
25 417 Current Issues in Urban Transportation, paper 3 of 4, 1968-1973
25 418 Current Issues in Urban Transportation, paper 4 of 4, 1968-1973
25 419 Dealing with Divergence or Slow Convergence in a Traffic Assignment Problem,
Paper, April 1972
Note: Notes hypercongestion as a queuing reservoir.
25 421 Detailed Pricing of Urban Transportation Services: The Essential Key to Efficient Urban
Transportation, paper, Aug. 1973
Note: Published in Proceedings International Symposium, "Man and Transport",
Asahi Shimbun, 3-7 Sept. 1973.
Discusses congestion charges and the lack of burden on non-driving poor.
See also International Symposium
"1973 Man and Transport",
25 422 The Economic Efficiency of the Present Road User Charges System, and Some
Observations on the Value of Time
in the Evaluation of Road User
Note: Technical Note No. 10, Task No. 23.
25 423 The Economics of Intra-Urban Transportation, paper, undated
25 424 Efficiency through Pricing in Urban Transportation, paper, undated
25 425 Efficient Allocation of In-House Parking Space, paper, 12 Aug. 1992
Note: Discusses the application of auctions to allocation of parking space within,
say, a university.
25 426 Efficient Pricing of City Facilities and Services, paper,
Note: Notes for testimony for NYC Controller's Office,
Discusses congestion pricing, subway fares and service, utility rates, and site
25 427 Energy Saving in Direct Current Traction, paper, 1975-1982
Note: Discusses the design of traction engine for buses and includes circuit diagrams
See also Low Loss DC Traction for
Rapid Transit Service,
26 428 Equipment Husbandry, notes, undated
26 429 Externalities in Public Facility Use: The Case of Highway Accidents, paper, April 1968
Note: Prepared for Conference on the Economics of Public Output, Universities-National
Bureau Committee for Economic Research, 26-27 April 1968.
Discusses marginal costs in relation to insurance, traffic density, tort law, and administrative
26 430 A Flexible, Change-free Fare Collection System for Buses and Subways paper,
26 431 Further Notes on Fare Collection for the Rationalized Commuter Service, paper,
26 432 Immediate Congestion Relief for E and F Riders, essay, Feb. 1992
26 433 Immediate Steps Towards an Efficient Transit Fare Structure, paper, undated
Note: Discusses New York City.
26 434 Improvement of Broadway IRT Service, essay, March 1966
26 435 Improvement of Quick Reference Airline Timetables, notes, April 1982
Note: Superseded presumably by computers.
26 436 Increasing Capacity at Transit Bottlenecks, paper, 7 Sept. 1995
Note: Discusses more efficient use of existing subway capacity.
26 437 Information Requirements for Meaningful Evaluation of Alternative Solutions to Metropolitan
Transportation Problems, paper, undated
26 438 An Interim Plan for Street Parking Licenses, paper,
26 439 JFK to Penn Station, essay,
26 440 Letter to Dr. William Ronan, Port Authority of NY and NJ letter,
Note: Advocates time-varying tolls and peak-load pricing in
26 441 Letter to the New York Times, letter to the editor, undated
Note: Discusses tolls.
26 442 Letter to the New York Times, letter to the editor,
Note: Discusses parking meters and cards.
26 444 Low Loss DC Traction for Rapid Transit Service, notes, 1971
Note: Includes circuit diagrams.
26 445 Low Loss DC Traction for Rapid Transit Service, paper, Nov. 1971
Note: See also Energy Saving in Direct Current Traction,
26 446 Making the Most of Urban Roadways, speech,
Note: Sketch of remarks for Engineering Dean's Day,
Argues that rational use requires collaboration among engineers, economists, and
politicians with special attention to efficient pricing of alternatives.
26 447 More Revenue and Better Usage from Curb Parking, paper, undated
Note: Discusses parking vouchers.
26 448 New Systems versus Better Use of Old Systems: Criteria and Cases, paper, 1974
Note: For Econometric Society--Association for the Study of Grants Economy, San
Covers a litany of inefficiencies: monumentalism and other biases in favor of large-scale
capital outlays; over-generous pensions and other forms of political time-bomb planting;
transit service with small cross-section, shorter station platforms, low train weight per
unit length, and high frequency under continuous control and skip-stop scheduling through
bottlenecks; fares simulating futures markets for car ferries and airline seats; schedule
coordination; and transit fares on a marginal social cost basis.
26 449 New York Needs an Efficient Fare Structure, letter to editor, 25 Aug. 1995
27 450 Notes Concerning the Caracas Metro, paper, Aug. 1971
27 451 Notes for Public Transit Finance Workshop, notes, 14 Sept. 1976
27 452 Notes on an Interim Fare Structure for Suburban Service, notes, 1 May 1962
27 453 Notes on Cambridge Road Pricing Proposals, notes, Nov. 1991
27 454 Notes on "Charging Users of Transportation Infrastructure", review, 27 Dec. 1991
Note: Possibly notes for discussion of a paper at an AEA meeting.
27 455 Notes on Cromwell: Financing NY Subways, review, undated
27 456 Notes on Jim O'Shea memo "Time to Review Transit Options", notes, undated
Note: Discusses New York City transit.
27 457 Notes on Land, Traffic and Markets notes, 15 Oct. 1991
Note: For presentation at Henry George Breakfast, University Club, 15 Oct. 1991.
27 458 Notes on Subway Finance, notes, 22 Dec. 1971
Note: Various recommendations for sources and uses of funds in New York City.
27 459 Notes on The Abstract Mode Model by Quant and Baumol, book review, Sept. 1966
27 460 Notes on the Analysis of Transportation Demand, notes, Aug. 1973
27 461 Notes on "The Economic Analysis of Rural Road Projects, World Bank Staff Working Paper
No. 241 by
C. Carnemark Jamie Biderman and David Bovet review, 1976
27 462 Notes on the Further Development of the Netherlands Transit Subsidy Project, fragments,
8 Aug. 1980
Note: Discusses optimal transit subsides.
27 463 Notes on the Law and Economics of Highway Use, notes, March 1977
27 464 Notes on the New Subway Map, notes, Feb. 1978
Note: Discusses New York City subway map.
27 465 Notes on Transit Fare Structure and Finance, notes, 10 July 1993
27 466 Notes on Urban Transportation Issues, notes, Jan. 1971
Note: Thorough set of notes with a discussion of hypercongestion and comments on
shadow value of urban land and transit service.
27 467 Observations on Modern Transit, paper, 23 Dec. 1985
Note: Version 6. Part of Discussion Paper Series, Columbia University, Aug. 1987.
Discusses fares, fare systems, subsidies, economic infrastructure design, cost-benefit
analysis of operating methods, automatic control and signaling for higher frequencies
and regularity, energy saving traction.
27 468 On Assigning a Value to Changes in Service Frequency, paper, Aug. 1962
27 469 Optimization of Traffic and Facilities, paper, 1966
Note: Published in Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 1(2), Jan. 1967, 123-36.
Discusses marginal cost pricing for control of congestion and optimal timing of construction.
27 470 Outline of Registration Apparatus for Reusable Subscriber Card Systems, outline, undated
27 471 Overall Outline of Processing Procedure for Full Itinerary Development, outline, undated
Note: Includes design of an algorithm.
27 472 Politics versus Efficiency in Transit Fares, letter to editor, 25 June 1966
27 473 Possible Topics for Study in Urban Transportation, notes, 4 Dec. 1968
Note: Includes a list of research topics.
27 474 A Preliminary Sketch of Possible Schemes for Automatic Toll Assessment with Reference to
the Washington, D. C. Metropolitan Area paper, undated
28 475 Prices and Rates in Korean Transportation, preliminary draft, Aug. 1972
Note: For Princeton Contract AID/csd-159.
28 476 Prices and Rates in Korean Transportation, report, 1972
Note: For Princeton Contract AID/csd-159.
28 477 Prices and Rates in Korean Transportation, research materials, 1969-1972
28 478 Pricing as a Tool in Coordination of Land Transportation, paper, April 1963
Note: For Conference on Transport Economics, National Bureau of Economic
Research, 26-27 April 1963.
28 479 Pricing in the Planning of Transportation Facilities, paper, 15 Jan. 1979
Note: For presentation at the meetings of the Transportation Research Board,
Shoreham Americana, 15 Jan. 1979.
28 480 Pricing in Urban and Suburban Transport, paper, 1962-1963
Note: Published in American Economic Review, 52(2), May 1963, 452-65.
Discusses a litany of inefficiencies related to departures of prices from short-run
marginal social cost.
28 481 Pricing of Urban Transportation: Economic Desiderata, Technology Possibility and
Political Constraints outline,
Note: Outline of paper for ICT Conference, Denver, 1973.
28 482 Pricing Transport Services, essay, 5 Aug. 1980
28 483 Principles and Applications of Congestion Pricing, paper, 1993
Note: Overview and new material using intersection queuing theory to compute tolls at
intersections and optimal signaling.
28 484 Principles of Efficient Congestion Pricing, paper, 1991
28 485 Priorities for the City, 1973 paper, 1973
Note: Discusses engineering aspects of subways, skip stop scheduling, and other methods of
improving subway service.
29 486 Privatization and Marketization of Transport, paper, 1993
29 487 Promoting Efficient Use of On-Street Parking, paper, 11 Aug. 1995
29 488 A Proposal for Increased Service on the IND Queens and Central Park West Express Lines,
Essay, March 1966
29 489 Queries Regarding Taxi Services, notes, undated
29 490 Queuing Models, notes, undated
Note: Very sketchy.
29 491 The Relief of Congestion on the 8th Ave. Line, essay, 5 March 1966
29 492 Report on Mission to Teheran, Iran Notes on Transport Planning Electricity and Telephone
Rates for Teheran report, April
Note: Prepared for United Nations.
29 493 Resistance to Rational Decision-Making in Transportation: Pricing and Marketing Practices and
Consequences, outline, 7 May 1969
Note: Outline of discussion to be presented at the National Seminar on Urban Transportation for
Tomorrow, Denver, 7 May 1969.
29 494 Returns to Scale in Transit: A Comment, review, March 1977
Note: Comments on the various methodological and definitional difficulties with the analysis by
in The Logistics and Transportation Review, 1976, pp. 233-49.
29 495 Review of Transportation Economics by Herbert Mohring, review, Jan. 1977
Note: Transportation Economics by Herbert Mohring, Cambridge, Mass.: Ballinger Publishing
29 496 Revising New York's Subway Fare Structure, paper, 1955
Note: A revised and condensed version of the Mayor's Committee monograph later published
in Operations Research for Management. Vol. III. Edited by Joseph F. McClosky and John
Coppinger. John Hopkins, 1956.
29 497 Revising the Taxi Fare Structure, paper, ca. 1974
Note: Discusses New York City.
29 498 Road Pricing: Key to Efficient Urban Transport, paper, undated
Note: Discusses congestion pricing.
29 499 Schedules for Buenos Aires Suburban Service, notes, undated
Note: Includes actual proposed schedule.
29 500 Seats for All on the Subway, paper, undated
29 501 Sketch of Proposal for a Study of Street Use Pricing, outline, 5 Nov. 1970
29 502 Social Costs of Transportation: Their Meaning and Use in the Allocation of Resources,
Paper, 22 Jan. 1980
29 503 Some Suggestions for Open Platform Fare Collection, paper, March 1962
Note: Discusses suburban service.
29 504 Some Suggestions for Suburban Fare Collection, essay, March 1962
29 505 Some Suggestions for the Pricing of the Caracas Metro, fragment, Jan. 1982
29 506 Specifications and Procedures for the Construction of a Consolidated Quick-Reference
Airlines Timetable, paper, ca.
Note: Includes algorithm for itineraries, notes, and examples.
30 507 Statement to Joint Committee on Washington Metropolitan Problems, paper, 1959
Note: An abridged version of the testimony was prepared for publication. Contains original
proposal for finely adjusted congestion pricing with automatic vehicle identified (AVI) units and
roadside scanning points.
30 508 Statement to New York State Assembly Standing Committee on Transportation, transcript,
3 Oct. 1979
Note: Disputes the disposition of the "Energy Conservation Bond Issue".
30 509 Subway Automation, paper, undated
30 510 A Suggested Fare Structure and Fare Collection Program, paper, 26 July 1962
30 511 Suggestions for New Subway Maps, fragment, Feb. 1978
30 512 Tarifacion del Uso de Las Calles, Tema No. 8 lecture notes, 12 July 1976
30 513 La Tarification des Transports Urbains: Principes Èconomiques, Possibilitiè and s Techniques,
Politiques fragment, 5 Nov. 1973
30 514 Testimony before a New York Committee, transcript, ca. 1992
30 515 Testimony before the Federal Highway Administration in the Matter of Bayonne Bridge,
George Washington Bridge Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing Tolls Docket
Note: Submitted on behalf of The Environmental Defense Fund.
30 516 Testimony on behalf of the Environmental Defense Fund concerning PATH fares,
30 517 Traffic Measures to Reduce Air Pollution, paper, Feb. 1987
30 518 Transfers, notes, undated
30 519 Transit Automation (Tehran), notes, undated
30 520 Transit Fare Action Program, essay, 28 March 1973
Note: Discusses New York City.
30 521 Two Means of Alleviating Rush-Hour Crowding: A Discussion, paper, 1973-1975
Note: Published in Transportation and Engineering Journal, May 1975, 395-9. Suggests
that the skip-stop operation plus trains 30 percent longer than standard platforms could increase
seating capacity by 70 percent, superior to the suggestion of Charles Libove, Ibid. Nov. 1973 for
double-stopping of double-length trains, or eliminating seats altogether.
30 522 Types of Congestion Pricing Models, paper, Nov. 1994
Note: Summary review and classification including discussion of turbulence, triggernecks,
traffic lights, stochasticity, and bathtub models.
30 523 The Use of Tolls in Controlling Urban Traffic Congestion, paper, Nov. 1972
Note: For Unorthodox Approaches to Urban Transportation: The Emerging Challenge to
Conventional Planning, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, Georgia State University,
Atlanta, 16-17 Nov. 1972, pp. 22-37.
Note: Papers, reviews, models, and notes proposing resolutions to urban issues. Includes descriptions of the efficient city, urban development, taxation, land valuation, transportation, and strategies for making New York City work. Arranged alphabetically by title.
30 524 The Allocation to Land to Transportation, paper, 1966
Note: Includes Appendix A. One Dimensional Model of Area Optimization.
30 525 The City as a Firm, paper, 1964 & 1977
Note: Published in The Economics of Public Services. Proceedings of a Conference Held
by the International Economics Association at Turin.
Edited by Martin S. Feldstein and Robert F. Inman. London: MacMillian, New York:
The original locus of the thesis that in a world of perfect competition among cities, urban
land rents in each city will be just sufficient to finance the subsidies required to permit
marginal cost pricing of the goods and services produced under conditions of increasing
returns to scale, the availability of which is responsible for the agglomeration of the city.
See also The Efficient City, Box 30, Folder 528.
30 526 Comments regarding "Goals for NYC", second draft, undated
30 527 Defining Land Value for Tax Purposes, paper, 1969-1970
Note: Published in The Assessment of Land Value. A Symposium sponsored by the
Committee on Taxation, Resources and Economic Development. Edited by Daniel
M. Holland. Madison, London: University of Wisconsin Press, 1970. Discusses
practical and conceptual problems in assessing land values, the notion of a standard
condition, problems of parcels in substantially substandard condition, and the effects
of assembly or subdivision, internalization of externalities in large holdings.
30 528 The Efficient City, paper, undated
Note: Establishes the relationship between land rents and transport costs. See also The City as a
Firm, Box 30, Folder 525.
31 529 Externalities in Urban Development, paper, 1969-1970
Note: Published in Proceedings of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association.
An initial foreshadowing of the thesis relating urban land rents to subsidies needed for marginal
Cost pricing and the problems with decentralization of efficient allocation.
31 530 Financing City Government..., fragment, undated
31 531 Henry George, Economies of Scale and Land Taxation paper, 9 Jan. 1992
Note: For COPE Meeting, 9 Jan. 1992.
31 532 The Impact on Land Values of Taxing Buildings, paper, Sept. 1969
Note: Published in Proceedings of the 62nd National Tax Conference, Boston, Sept. 29-
Oct. 3, 1969. Columbus, Ohio: National Tax Association. Contains a concentric model
in which taxing buildings lowers land values at the centre and increases them in the periphery.
See also Notes on the Land Tax, Box 31, Folder 538.
31 533 Land Values and Economics of Scale in the Urban Environment, paper, undated
31 534 Making New York City Function, paper, 1995-1996
31 535 Making New York City Work, paper, 1992
Note: Published in Challenges of the Changing Economy of New York City, 1992. New
York: Baruch College, New York City Council on Economic Education, 1992. Discusses
market-clearing parking charges, time-of-day bridge and tunnel tolls, congestion charges,
replacement of business and improvement taxes by land taxes, bringing utility rates and
transit fares closer to marginal social cost, improving transit service, and shifting from
incarceration to strict parole conditions, strictly enforced by electronic devices and low
cash loads. Also includes bathtub model.
31 536 Notes for the panel on New York City in Crisis--Causes Encampment for Citizenship, notes,
31 537 Notes on "Road Pricing Techniques" by Kiran Bhatt, review, Feb. 1974
31 538 Notes on the Land Tax, notes, undated
Note: See also The Impact on Land Values of Taxing Buildings, Box 31, Folder 532.
31 539 Notes re Unsuspected Perversities in the Theory of Location by Richard G. Lipsey and Curtis
Book review, Sept. 1972
31 540 Optimum Cities as Efficient Competitive Firms, paper, Oct. 1973
Note: For conference on Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Georgetown University.
Discusses GHV theorem and decentralization.
31 541 Propositions Relating to Site Value Taxation, paper, 1995
Note: For TRED, 29-30 Sept. and Levy Institute, 2-4 Nov.
31 542 La Renta de Terrenos Urbanos Como Fuente de Subvenciones de Servicios de Naturaleza Local
No. 14 lecture notes, 20 July 1976
31 543 Site Value Taxes and Public Services, notes, 1991
Note: Notes for a talk at St. John's University, 17 Oct. 1991.
Argues that in an imperfect world, a city which priced public services at marginal cost would
reap the gains.
31 544 Subroutine for Computing the Area of a Polygon containing all points that are closer to a given
point then to any of N other points in a plane, notes, undated
31 545 Transition Effects of Shifting to a Land Tax, notes, June 1970
31 546 Urban Issues: Some Novel Solutions, notes, 10 Nov. 1981
Note: Notes for talk at Scarsdale Adult School, 10 Nov. 1991
31 547 Urban Model, notes, undated
Note: Very sketchy.
31 548 Urban Street Model, notes, undated
31 549 The Use of Land for Transportation, paper, Feb. 1964
Note: Previously announced title "The Social Opportunity Cost of Land". Paper prepared for
the Second Conference on Urban Public Expenditure at New York University, sponsored by
the Committee on Urban Economics of Resources for the Future, Inc., 21-22 Feb. 1964.
Discusses in freight transport and raises issues of unpriced congestion.
31 550 User Charges as Alternatives to Building Taxes, paper, March 1971
Note: Discusses education, police, pollution, urban transport (trucks), and utilities.
See also General and Specific Financing of Urban Services, Box 46, Folder 760.
Note: Papers, notes, reviews, essays, statements, lists, teaching materials, and fragments about assorted subjects of interest to Vickrey. Contains discussions of theory, insurance, public services, foreign economic systems, conflict resolution, computer applications, methods of economic measurement, higher education, politics, sociology, and minor diversions. Arranged alphabetically by title.
32 551 Algebra, notes, undated
32 552 Bons Mots, notes, undated
32 553 Cargas Que Varien Segun el Ingreso
32 554 Causality, Control and Observation paper, undated
Note: Includes comments on paper by H. Wold.
32 555 Classifications and Codes, list, 1956 & 1962
32 556 Comments on "Investment, Dividend and External Finance Behavior of Firms by Phoebus J.
Dhrymes and Mordecai Kurz and on Business Fixed Investment A Marriage of Fact and Fancy
by W. H. Locke Anderson review,
Note: Discusses produced durables.
32 557 Curiosa, notes, undated
32 558 Definition and Measurement of Risk, fragment, undated
32 559 The Definition and Measurement of Risk: Individual, Social and Market Risk paper,
Note: For Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance,
32 560 Democracy Beyond Majority Rule, paper,
32 561 Economic Solutions and Political Hurdles (An Economist's Utopia), paper, 
Note: Presented as The Frank Tannenbaum Lecture to the 48th Annual Meeting of
the University Seminars at
on cumulative averaging and background to innovative failures.
32 562 An Economist's View of Human Rights, notes,
Note: Notes for talk to General Education Seminar. Provides insight into Vickrey's moral views.
32 563 Eye Twisters, sketches, undated
32 564 Factors Underlying Soviet and Western Growth and their Implications, notes, undated
Note: Notes related to
32 565 Figgerin, notes, undated
32 566 File Classifications, notes, undated
32 567 Financianento de la Ense&nacute and anza
Note: Discusses financing higher education.
32 568 The Generalized Queen's Problem, notes, undated
32 569 Increased Minimum Wage Could Increase Employment, letter to the editor,
32 570 Issues in Student Loan Programs, paper, Dec. 1966
32 571 Letter to Editorial Board of MEASURE, letter, 28 Dec. 1976
Note: Argues against tenure.
32 572 Lumber Model, notes, undated
32 573 Matrix Algebra sans Determinants, notes, undated
Note: Illustrates Vickrey's mathematical creativity.
32 574 Medical Insurance and Employment Burdens, essay,
Note: Argues against using a payroll tax to finance medical insurance and makes the point that
making medical insurance part of payroll tax is distortionary.
32 575 MLS, fragment, undated
32 576 My Innovative Failures in Economics, address, 1992-1993
Note: Presidential Address to the Atlantic Economic Association,
Discusses tax reform, marginal cost pricing, and full employment. See also How
Successful as Innovators Have
32 577 A Note on "Qualifying Requirements" in Unemployment Insurance, essay,
Note: Discusses adverse selection and argues against stiffening requirements.
33 578 Notes and Comments on the
Opportunity Bank from the panel on Educational Research and Development review, ca. 1967
33 579 Notes on "Impact of Competition..." by Chapman, review, undated
33 580 Notes on "Issue-Elasticity in Political Systems" by Strickland and Johnston, review, undated
33 581 Notes on "On Search and Equilibrium Price Distributions" by J. E. Stiglitz, review,
33 582 Notes on Operations, notes, undated
Note: Apparently algorithms developed for numerical illustrations.
33 583 Notes on "Putting Americans Back to Work" by Maco Stewart, review,
33 584 Notes on "Rehabilitating Cardinal Utility" by R. Cooter, review, undated
33 585 Notes on the Financing of Health Services, notes,
Note: Discusses typology of pure forms.
33 586 Notes on "Welfare Foundations of Congestion Economics" by McGillivray, review, undated
33 587 Outline of Topics for MIT Urban Seminar, notes, Aug. 1977
33 588 The Pareto Optimality of Competitive Equilibrium, paper, undated
33 589 Pastimes, notes, ca. 1969
33 590 Personal Notes and References, notes, undated
Note: Mainly names and telephone numbers.
33 591 A Proposal for Financing Higher Education, paper, 1959-1961
33 592 Puzzles, notes, 1949-1966
33 593 Report on
Note: For United Nations. Contains practical recommendations for applying cumulative
averaging, marginal cost pricing, etc.
33 594 Returns and Homogeneity: A Clarification, paper, undated
33 595 Review of
by Francine R. Frankel, book review, 1971
33 596 The Sociology of Concentration Camps. Report, September 1950
Note: Preliminary report on a research project under the auspices of
The Columbia Social Science Research Council and presented at the Conference
on World War II In the West,
33 597 Some Additional Thoughts after perusing Cartter's "Some Financial Implications...",
33 598 Some Notes on Computer Repertoires, with Special Reference to UNIVAC II and
1105 paper, 1958
33 599 Some Notes on Current Economic Condition, notes, June 1980
Note: Argues that unemployment is worse than inflation.
33 600 Some Notes on the Theory and Practice of Sorting on Digital Computers, paper,
34 601 Sorting in the Light of Information Theory: Some New Techniques, paper, July 1965
Note: Related to the problem of processing data for congestion pricing.
34 602 Sorting on Digital Computers--Some Notes Based on Information Theory, notes, April 1964
34 603 Sources of Turbulence in Conflict Situations, notes,
Note: Notes for the University Seminar on Peace,
34 604 Statement at Hearings on Price Statistics of the Federal Government Joint Economic
Committee, Subcommittee on
Economic Statistics statement,
Note: Disagrees with Stigler Committee on treatment of insurance.
34 605 Statement before the Water Resources Subcommittee of the
on Public Works. Statement,
Note: Concerns user charges on Island Waterways. Includes statement of why Vickrey
considers efficiency to be of paramount importance.
34 606 Temas a Elaborarse por el Dr. Vickrey,
34 607 Teoria del Progression, Tema No. 17 lecture notes,
34 608 Testimony on Cable before the NYC Board of Estimates, speech,
Note: Argues for better regulation in
34 609 Theoretical Economics, bibliography, ca. 1964
34 610 Theoretical Economics, illustrations, ca. 1964
34 611 Theoretical Economics, outline, ca. 1964
34 612 Theory and Welfare Notes, notes, undated
34 613 Theory Teaching Program, notes, 1946 & 1953
34 614 Tic Tac Toe, notes, undated
Note: Attempts to algorithmize.
34 615 The University Economist and the Labor Movement, paper, undated
Note: Mainly rough drafts of lecture notes and exams.
34 617 Miscellaneous Fragments, fragments, undated
34 618 Miscellaneous Notes, notes, undated
Note: Notes on half a dozen different problems.
Note: Correspondence with administrators, fellow professors, students, visitors, librarians, and others involved in university activities. Also includes exams, papers, course syllabi, reading lists, seminar presentations, and other teaching materials used by Vickrey during his career. Arranged alphabetically by topic.
35 619 Ad Hoc Committees, 1960-1970
35 620 Appointments, 1948-1975
35 621 Barger, Harold, 1961-1963
35 622 Bookstore, 1948-1979
35 623 Cobun,
35 624 Conferences on the Humanities and Public Policy Issues, 1974-1976
35 625 Correspondence, 1947-1969
35 626 Correspondence, 1970-1992, undated
35 627 Course Evaluations, undated
35 628 Dissertations, 1947-1987
35 629 Economic Analysis Course, 1954-1965, undated
35 630 Economics 101 Course, 1954-1959, undated
35 631 Economics 103 Course, 1953, undated
35 632 Economics 105 Course, undated
35 633 Economics 1103 Course, 1981-1982
35 634 Economics 2080 Course, 1979
35 635 Graduate School of Business, 1948-1993
36 636 Grant Squires Prize, 1959-1960
36 637 Leaves of Absence, 1949-1978
36 638 Libraries, 1949-1971
36 639 Meetings and Visitors, 1960-1992
36 640 Microeconomics Course, 1969-1979, undated
36 641 Office of the Registrar, 1947-1984
36 642 Padawar-Singer, Alice M., 1973
36 643 Parking, 1968-1982
36 644 Peace Seminars, 1956-1977
36 645 PhD in Religion, 1953-1961
36 646 Proposal for Research Program on Railroad Transportation,
36 647 Public Finance Course: Exams, 1974-1984
36 648 Public Finance Course: Notes, 1975-1979, undated
36 649 Public Finance Course: Reading Lists, 1971-1981
36 650 Public Finance Course: Syllabi, 1970-1980
36 651 Reading Lists, 1965, undated
37 652 References, 1947-1986
37 653 Sabbatical, 1970-1971
37 654 Salary and Benefits, 1947-1977
37 655 Sea Grant, 1968-1971
37 656 Students, 1947-1981
37 657 Theory and Welfare Seminar,
37 658 University Seminars, 1953-1960
37 659 University Seminars, 1961-1964
37 660 University Seminars, 1965-1995
37 661 Urban Economics Course: Exams, 1981-1982
37 662 Urban Economics Course: Reading Lists, 1970-1975, undated
38 663 Urban Land Use and Transportation Course: Exams, 1970-1981
38 664 Urban Land Use and Transportation Course: Notes, undated
38 665 Urban Land Use and Transportation Course: Reading Lists, 1971-1983, undated
38 666 Urban Land Use and Transportation Course: Syllabi, 1969-1983
38 667 Welfare Economics and Utility Regulation Course: Exams, undated
38 668 Welfare Economics and Utility Regulation Course: Notes, undated
38 669 Welfare Economics and Utility Regulation Course: Reading Lists, 1972-1984
38 670 Welfare Economics and Utility Regulation Course: Syllabi, 1972-1985
38 671 Welfare Economics Course, 1965-1982
38 672 Welfare Economics of Price Structures Course: Exams, 1960-1961
38 673 Welfare Economics of Price Structures Course: Notes, 1954, undated
38 674 Welfare Economics of Price Structures Course: Reading Lists, 1954-1961
38 675 Welfare Economics of Price Structures Course: Syllabi, 1954-1961
Note: Programs, schedules, correspondence, publicity, discussion transcripts, and related materials about the participants, travel arrangements, topics to be debated, chairmanship duties, and comments on proposed presentations. Includes correspondence and other papers about the American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting organized by Vickrey. The meeting files detail the proposed sessions, papers submitted for presentation, organization of joint programs, and further planning information. Arranged alphabetically by conference title.
38 676 American Economic Association (AEA) 1961 Annual Meeting, 1961
38 677 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting, 1991-1992
39 678 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Acceptance Letters, 1991
39 679 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Confirmations , July-Aug. 1991
39 680 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Joint Programs , 1990-1991
39 681 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Letter re: Submitted Papers
39 682 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Letter re: Submitted Papers
39 683 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Letter re: Submitted Papers
39 684 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Letter re: Submitted Papers
39 685 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Proceedings, 1990-1992
39 686 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Proposed Sessions, 1990
40 687 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Proposed Sessions, Jan. 1991
40 688 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Proposed Sessions,
40 689 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Proposed Sessions,
40 690 American Economic Association (AEA) 1991 Annual Meeting: Rejection Letters,
40 691 ATS-LRIS Analysis Conferences, July 1970
40 692 The Econometric Society Meetings, 1960-1961
40 693 Economic and Social Studies Conference Board of
Note: Held in
40 694 The Fourth International Economics Conference on
Note: Held in
40 695 FRB Conference on Auction Reform, 1992
Note: Held in
40 696 Highway Finance Seminar, 1957
Note: Held at
40 697 Highway Research Board 48th Annual Meeting, 1967-1969
Note: Held in
41 698 ICC Practitioners Association Annual Meeting, 1966
Note: Held at Palmer House,
41 699 International Association of Energy Economists (IAEE) Annual Conference, 1979
Note: Held in
Marginal Cost as a Means of
Promoting Efficient Energy Usage,
41 700 International Economic Association (IEA) Conferences, 1974 & 1976
41 701 International Symposium "1973 Man and Transport", 1971-1972
Note: Held in
Transportation Services: The Essential Key to Efficient Urban Transportation,
41 702 International Symposium on Transportation Pricing, 18-19 July 1969
Note: Held at the
41 703 International Symposium on Transportation Pricing, 19 July-1 Aug. 1969, undated
41 704 MITRE Conference on Transportation, 1975
Note: Held 17-19 Sept. 1975.
41 705 National Tax Association 62nd Annual Conference, Aug-Sept. 1969
Note: Held in
Industry", Feb.-Aug. 1970
Note: Held at the Bald Peak Colony Club,
17-19 June 1970.
41 707 Seminar on Urban Land Policy and Land Taxation in
Note: Held in
41 708 Society of Automatic Engineers (SAE) Congress & and Exposition, 1973-1974
Note: Held at Cobo Hall,
41 709 TRED Conference on "The Assessment of Land Value", July 1968-July 1969
Note: Held at the
41 710 TRED Conference on "The Assessment of Land Value", July 1969
42 711 TRED Conference on "The Property Tax and Economic Development", 1966
Note: Held at the
42 712 TRED Conference on "The Property Tax and Its Administration", 1967
Note: Held at the
42 713 TRED Conference on "Property Taxation and the Finance of Education", 1972
Note: Held at the
42 714 TRED Conference on "Property Taxation and Transportation", 1968
Note: Held at the
42 715 TRED Conference on "Property Taxation and Transportation", 1969-1971
42 716 TRED Conference on "Property Taxation
Note: Held at the
42 717 TRED Conference on "Subsidies and Other Government Spending: Effects with Special
Reference to Land Prices",
Note: Held at the
42 718 TRED Conference on "Tax Treatment of Exhaustible Resources", Feb. 1964-July 1965
Note: Held at the
42 719 TRED Conference on "Tax Treatment of Exhaustible Resources", Aug.-Nov. 1965, undated
42 720 United Nations Training Workshop on the Negotiation and Regulation of Foreign Investments,
Note: Held in
42 721 World Bank Urban Transport Policy and Planning Course, 1980
Note: Held at the Economic Institute of the World Bank, 14 July-
Note: Correspondence, notes, bibliographies, papers, lists, press clippings, and other documents reflecting Vickrey's research interests and efforts to have his work published. Also includes correspondence, notes, financial records, travel arrangements, and other information about his consulting projects, often overseas. Arranged alphabetically by topic.
43 722 Airline Guide, 1968-1969
43 723 Balanced Budget, Aug-Sept. 1995
43 724 Bibliographies, 1988, undated
Note: Entries are classified and often include comments, apparently written by Vickrey.
43 725 Broadcast Networks Consulting, 1967-1970
43 727 Curriculum Vitae, 1960-1992
43 728 Game Theory, undated
Note: Includes part of draft report and notes on income tax.
43 732 Macro Growth, undated
43 733 Publication of Public Economics: Selected Papers by William Vickrey, May-Sept. 1993
44 734 Sustained Prosperity, 1995
44 735 Taxes, 1960-1966, undated
Note: Includes information on property taxes.
44 736 Telephone Charges, 1972
44 737 Theoretical Economics Inquiries, 1955-1960
Note: Vickrey's efforts to have text on Theoretical Economics published.
44 738 Toll Roads, 1992
44 739 Urban Transportation, 1954-1967
44 740 Urban Transportation, 1969-1972
44 741 Urban Transportation, 1973-1975, undated
Note: Includes information on project with Carl Shoup.
Note: Reprints of papers written by Vickrey and his colleagues, issues of journals, and related economic ephemera. Arranged alphabetically by title.
45 747 Vickrey, William
Averaging of Income for Income Tax
Purposes, June 1939
Note: Reprint from The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. XLVII, No. 3, June 1939.
Developed as a result of work on the treatment of capital gains under Carl Shoup for the
45 748 Vickrey, William
Defining Land Value for Taxation
Note: Reprint from The Assessment of Land Value, edited by Daniel M. Holland,
45 749 The Economic Journal, Vol.
45 750 The Economic Journal, Vol.
45 751 The Economic Journal, Vol.
45 752 The Economic Journal, Vol. LVI No. 223
45 753 The Economic Journal, Vol. LVII No. 228
45 754 The Economic Journal, Vol. LXVIII No. 269
46 755 Vickrey, William
The Economizing of Curb Parking Space: A Suggestion for a New Approach to Parking
Meters, Nov. 1954
Note: Reprint from Traffic Engineering Magazine, Nov. 1954.
An early approach to traffic problems by the application of short-run marginal social cost
46 756 Vickrey, William
Efficient Pricing of Electric
Power Service: Some Innovative Solutions, 1992
Note: Reprint from Resources and Energy, 14 (1992), pp. 157-174.
46 757 European Recovery, Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science, Vol. XXI, No. 4
New York, NY, Jan. 1946
46 758 Vickrey, William
Expenditure, Capital Gains and
the Basis of Progressive Taxation, Jan. 1957
Note: Reprint from "The
46 759 Bergsten, C. Fred and Kahn, Alfred E.
Federal Budget After 1984, The
New York Times, E17,
46 760 Vickrey, William
General and Specific Financing of
Urban Services, 1963
Note: Reprint from Public Expenditure Decisions in the Urban Community,
edited by Howard G. Schaller,
Resources for the Future, Inc.,
See also User Charges as
Alternatives to Building Taxes, Box 31, Folder 550.
46 761 Hello!, Vol. 2 No. 5,
Note: Published for Illinois Central Railroad commuters.
46 762 The Law Students Civil Rights Research Council
In the American Tradition, undated
46 763 Vickrey, William
An Integrated Successions Tax,
Note: Reprint from TAXES--The Tax Magazine, Aug. 1944.
The bequeathing power method of achieving neutrality among methods of devolution.
46 764 Solow, Robert M. and Vickrey, William
Land Use in a
Note: Reprint from Journal of Economic Theory, Vol. 3, No. 4, Dec. 1971.
46 765 Memorandum '96 Gegen kapitalorientierte Standortdebatte und Zeitdiktat bei der Europäschen
Arbeitsplätze—ö and kologischer
Umbau--soziale Sicherung, 1996
46 766 Mobilization of Manpower and Pressing the Fight for Freedom, Proceedings of the Academy
of Political Science,
Vol. XX, No. 3
46 767 Now!,
Note: Official publication of The National Welfare Rights Organization
46 768 Omicron Delta Epsilon Newsletter, 1991
Note: International Honor Society in Economics
46 769 Vickrey, William
Pricing in Urban and Suburban
Transport, May 1963
Note: Reprint from American Economic Review, Vol. VIII, No. 2, May 1963.
46 770 Vickrey, William
The Pricing of Urban Transportation: Economic Desiderata, Technological Possibilities and
Political Constraints, 1973
Note: Reprint from Proceedings of the Intersociety Conference on Transportation,
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1973.
46 771 Woodruff, A. M. and Ecker-Racz, L. L.
Property Taxes and Land Use
Note: Reprint from The Tax Executive, Vol. XVIII, No. 1, Oct. 1965.
46 773 Shaping the Economic Future, Proceedings of the
Vol. XXI, No. 2
46 774 Vickrey, William
Some Objections to Marginal-Cost
Pricing, June 1948
Note: Reprint from The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. LVI, No. 3, June 1948.
Provides answers to the objections.
46 775 Police Department, City of New York
SPRINT: Special Police Radio Inquiry Network, ca. 1967
46 776 Ayres, B. Drummond, Jr.
Sterilizing the Poor: Exploring
Motives and Methods, 1973
Note: Reprint from The New York Times, 1973.
46 777 Task Force on Economic Growth and Opportunity
A Study of the Potential for America's Cities, undated
46 778 Transportation in Wartime and the United Nations, Proceedings of the Academy of
Vol. XX, No. 2
New York, NY, Jan. 1943
47 779 The Urban Transportation Institute Brochure
Syracuse, New York, undated
47 780 Vickrey, William
Why Note Chock-Full Employment?,
Note: Reprint from Atlantic Economic Journal, Vol. 22, No. 1, March 1994.
47 781 World Bulletin of Friends World College, Vol. V, Sept. 1969
47 782 World Organization--Economic, Political and Social Proceedings of the Academy of
Vol. XXI, No. 3
New York, NY, May 1945