Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the Radical Remaking of Economics

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Big, brainy, and dense. A good survey on the application of complexity to current economic thinking. The more I learn about "classical" econ, the more I wonder why anyone ever thought it was correct. True, I have the benefit of being able to look backwards w/hindsight, but it does certainly seem ...more


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    Big, brainy, and dense. A good survey on the application of complexity to current economic thinking. The more I learn about "classical" econ, the more I wonder why anyone ever thought it was correct. True, I have the benefit of being able to look backwards w/hindsight, but it does certainly seem that econ is going to be radically shaken up. Since the dismal science rules so much of the world wrt politics, biz, etc, it is important to understand how advances in econ thinking might unfold. Not exactly light reading but very worthwhile (if you like this sort of thing)

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