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The Origin of wealth: evolution, complexity, and the radical remaking of economics

Author: Beinhocker, Eric D. Publisher: Harvard Business School Press, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 527 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781578517770Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Origin of Wealth Evolution, complexity, and the radical remaking of economics Contents Preface and Acknowledgments xi Part I A Paradigm Shift ONE The Question How Is Wealth Created? 3 TWO Traditional Economics A World in Equilibrium A Critique Chaos and Cuban Cars 21 THREE 45 Part II Complexity Economics FOUR The Big Picture Sugar and Spice Dynamics The Delights of Disequilibrium Agents Mind Games Networks Oh What a Tangled Web We Weave 79 99 FIVE SIX 115 SEVEN 141 EIGHT Emergence 161 The Puzzle of Patterns NINE Evolution 187 It's a Jungle Out There Part III How Evolution Creates Wealth TEN Design Spaces 221 From Games to Economies ELEVEN Physical Technology 241 From Stone Tools to Spacecraft TWELVE Social Technology 261 From Hunter-Gatherers to Multinationals THIRTEEN Economic Evolution 279 From Big Men to Markets FOURTEEN A New Definition of Wealth 299 Fit Order Part IV What It Means for Business and Society FIFTEEN Strategy 323 Racing the Red Queen SIXTEEN Organization 349 A Society of Minds SEVENTEEN Finance 381 Ecosystems of Expectations EIGHTEEN Politics and Policy 415 The End of Left Versus Right Epilogue Notes Bibliography Index About the Author 451 455 491 509 527

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