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Frank H. Knight, Risk, Uncertainty, and Profit 
Risk, Uncertainty, and Profit (Boston MA: Hart, Schaffner and Marx; Houghton Mifflin, 1921).
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This careful work investigating the nature of profits also includes material on the institutional structure of firms and the distribution of residuals, particularly in Part III, Chapter IX-X. It contains an interesting discussion of the difference between risk and uncertainty.
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- Author's Preface
- Part I: Introductory
- Part I, Chapter I: The Place of Profit and Uncertainty In Economic Theory
- Part I, Chapter II: Theories of Profit;13 Change and Risk In Relation to Profit
- Part II: Perfect Competition
- Part Ii, Chapter III: The Theory of Choice and of Exchange
- Part Ii, Chapter IV: Joint Production and Capitalization
- Part Ii, Chapter V: Change and Progress With Uncertainty Absent
- Part Ii, Chapter VI: Minor Prerequisites For Perfect Competition
- Part III: Imperfect Competition Through Risk and Uncertainty
- Part Iii, Chapter VII: The Meaning of Risk and Uncertainty
- Part Iii, Chapter VIII: Structures and Methods For Meeting Uncertainty
- Part Iii, Chapter IX: Enterprise and Profit
- Part Iii, Chapter X: Enterprise and Profit (continued) the Salaried Manager
- Part Iii, Chapter XI: Uncertainty and Social Progress
- Part Iii, Chapter XII: Social Aspects of Uncertainty and Profit