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

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

by David Orrell
     
 

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From the inability of wealth to make us happier, to our catastrophic blindness to the credit crunch, this book reveals ten ways in which economics has failed us. It explains how the economy is the result of complex and unpredictable processes; how risk models go astray; and, why the economy is not rational or fair.

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From the inability of wealth to make us happier, to our catastrophic blindness to the credit crunch, this book reveals ten ways in which economics has failed us. It explains how the economy is the result of complex and unpredictable processes; how risk models go astray; and, why the economy is not rational or fair.

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ISBN-13:
9781848311992
Publisher:
Icon Books, Ltd. UK
Publication date:
05/06/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
2 MB

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