Economyths: How the Science of Complex Systems is Transforming Economic Thought

By David Orrell | Paperback
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A groundbreaking look at how the science of complex systems is changing economics. Economics has for decades claimed that the economy is a rational, stable, efficient machine, governed by well-understood laws. Mathematician David Orrell traces the history of this idea from ancient Greece to the financial centres of London and New York, showing exactly how it is mistaken - and then brilliantly illustrates how new ideas in mathematics, psychology, and environmentalism are helping to reinvent economics for the 21st century. 

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FormatPaperback 
Pages320 
Dimensions198mm x 129mm x 20mm
PublisherIcon Books Ltd 
Release Date1 Mar 2012 
ISBN-139781848312197 

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