Dr Michael AllinghamBack to People

College appointment: Emeritus Fellow


Frank Richardson Fellow and Tutor in Economics, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1993-2009; Professor of Economic Theory, University of Kent, 1977-93; Lecturer, London School of Economics, 1974-77; Lecturer, University of Bristol, 1973-74; Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1972-73; Assistant Professor, Northwestern University, 1971-72; Lecturer, University of Essex, 1969-71; Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, 1967-69. Visitor: University of Siena, 1995 and 2001; University of Reims, 1990; Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna, 1987; School of Advanced Studies, Marseilles, 1983; University of Virginia, 1981; University of British Columbia, 1972.

Research Interests

Distributive justice; rational choice theory; equilibrium theory.

Selected Publications

Distributive Justice, Routledge, London and New York, 2014.

Rational Choice Theory (editor), five volumes, Routledge, Routledge, London and New York, 2006.

Choice Theory, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2002; Chinese translation, Xuanze Zhuyi, Yilin Press, Nanjing, 2009; Spanish translation, La Teoría de la Elección, Alianza Editorial, Madrid, 2011; Arabic translation, Akhtyar Nzryh, Arab Foundation, Cairo, 2016; Russian translation, Teoriya Vybor, Delo Publishers, Moscow, 2017; Italian translation, La Teoria della Scelta, Codice Edizioni, Torino, forthcoming.

Rational Choice, Macmillan, London and New York, 1999.

Arbitrage, Macmillan, London, 1991; Italian translation, L’Arbitraggio nell’Economia Finanizaria, Il Mulino, Bologna, 1996.

Theory of Markets, Macmillan, London, 1989.

Unconscious Contracts, Routledge, London and New York, 1987; republished as Volume 1 in Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis, 2016.

Value, Macmillan, London, 1983.

General Equilibrium, Macmillan, London, 1975.

Equilibrium and Disequilibrium, Ballinger, Cambridge (MA), 1973.

Existence theorems in the capital asset pricing model, in Econometrica, 59.

Stability of monopoly, in Econometrica, 44.

Equilibrium and stability, in Econometrica, 42; reprinted in Blaug and Hoover, Critical Ideas in Economics, Elgar, Cheltenham, 1999.

Tâtonnement stability, in Econometrica, 40.