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

Eric Beinhocker's The Origin of Wealth provides a compelling synthesis of recent advances in the application of complex systems to economics and proposes that classical economics with its assumptions of perfect rationality, perfect information and equilibrium are fundamentally inadequate for describing the complex behavior of markets.

E. D. Beinhocker

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